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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

20) Danny Shittu

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Danny Shittu was one of the most robust centre-halves of the early 00s. He made a total of 346 appearances in the Premier League and the Championship. His career spans across multiple clubs in both leagues. His most successful Premier League stint was with Watford in 2001 where he made 30 appearances for the club and scored two goals.

At international level, Shittu has made 32 appearances for the Nigeria being involved in the 2010 African cup of Nations and the 2010 World Cup.

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