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Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature

Here are 20 of the best Nigerian players to have featured in the Premier League, including some big-name Arsenal and Chelsea stars

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Nigeria isn’t the first country that springs to mind when you think of nations that are known for creating world-class footballing talents.

While other African nations have produced many star players in the past, Nigeria has produced a surprisingly large number of players that have found themselves to be instrumental to the success of many clubs around the world.

Nigeria has produced some of the most prolific wingers and forwards to have graced the Premier League.

Here are 20 of the best Nigerian players to have played in the Premier League over the last number of years. How many of them do you recognise?

You might be surprised by some of the inclusions despite the success of the Nigerian national team at the African Cup of Nations and Olympics Games over the past couple of decades.

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