Arsenal was made to work hard by coming from 2-0 down to force CSKA Moscow to a 2-2 draw and book a place in the Semi-Final of the Europa League, qualifying 6-3 on aggregate.
Arsenal is well on the verge of qualifying for a first European semi-final in nine years after recording a comprehensive 4-1 Europa League quarter-final first leg win over CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium.
The Nigerian duo of Leicester City Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho have been nominated for the 2017/18 Leicester City Young Player of the Season award. The award winners will be determined through voting by Leicester City supporters who can vote for three award categories ahead of the Club’s 2017/18 End of Season Dinner.
Hull City confirmed their Championship status next season and allayed any fears of relegation into League One. Hull City was dominant and bullish in their 5-0 thrashing of struggling Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium, the home ground of Burton Albion.
Leicester City the club of Nigerian duo Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho may have missed the opportunity to secure Europa League football next season by losing at home to Newcastle United last weekend.
The injured former Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins has stated that he is overwhelmed with support received from his club Shanghai Shenhua after picking up an injury and was carried off the pitch during a 2-2 draw with Kashima Antlers in the Asian Champions League last week Tuesday.
Trabzonspor took on Kayserispor in a Turkish Super Lig match played at the Senol Gunes Akyazi Stadyumu last Saturday. Nigerian defensive Midfield stalwart Ogenyi Onazi started the match but was replaced in the 28th minute by Ugur Demirok due to an injury he picked up in the match.
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Antonio Conte in a press interview confirmed that both Thibaut Courtois (hamstring) and Pedro (knock) could be ready to make a return for the home game against West Ham United on Sunday afternoon at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal will entertain struggling Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon, Arsenal has been inconsistent all season and are currently in the sixth position on the Premier League table and a top-four finish for Arsenal this season is far beyond them.
There is strong indication that Juan Mata could be on his way out of Manchester United with Chelsea’s mercurial midfielder and long-standing target Willian set to replace him at Old Trafford.
It has been confirmed that former Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins will be out of action for up to seven months with a partial rupture of the quadriceps tendon of the right knee which he sustained in his club’s Asian Champions League tie against Kashima Antlers on Tuesday.
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A couple of Nigerians were in action on Tuesday for their clubs across the globe, here is Allnigeriafootball.com round up of the performance of Nigerian players abroad.
Newcastle United are interested in Nigerian winger Moses Simon, according to reports in Belgium, Newcastle sent scouts at the weekend to watch Moses Simon feature for Gents against Anderlecht. According to Belgian outlet HLN, Newcastle United also sent scouts to watch Simon during Nigeria’s 2-0 friendly defeat to Serbia last month at the Hive Stadium in London.
Chelsea turbulent season continues with massive clear out of first-team stars imminent alongside under fire manager Antonio Conte. Reports in the British media suggest that Chelsea supremo, Roman Abramovich is set to jettison some senior members of the squad who he thinks had let down the club by their poor performances.
Arsenal will take on CSKA Moscow in a crucial Europa League first-leg clash on Thursday night at the Emirates. Arsene Wenger is faced with a first-team selection headache as a result of injury to some important players, especially in attack.
Queens Park Rangers Coach Ian Halloway has expressed his happiness on the progress made by Nigerian Youngster Eberechi Eze since his return from a loan spell at League Two side Wycombe Wanderers, Eberechi Eze has become a regular in the first team set-up and the coach is delighted with his contribution so far.
Victor Moses’ Chelsea May Suffer Massive Financial Loss If They Miss Out On Champions League Next Season
A disappointing home defeat by Tottenham on Sunday evening left Chelsea eight points adrift of the Champions League qualification places with seven matches to play.
Ola Aina who is on-loan from Chelsea has no doubts Hull City will still be a Championship club next season after a six-point lead over the relegation zone was maintained thanks to a 0-0 draw with Aston Villa.
Thomas Tuchel has been linked with a move to Arsenal and Chelsea next season, but Chelsea seems to be his most likely destination in the summer.