Three months after coronavirus stole football from our lives, the beautiful game is making a remarkable comeback.
The German Bundesliga and the Spanish La Liga have braved the tough times we find ourselves in to return to our screens.
Italy have tested the waters with the Coppa Italia (Congratulations, Napoli!), and all looks set for the Serie A to be reactivated in the coming days.
Days ago, Manchester City and Arsenal treated us to a delicious appetizer of the things to come, and we just can’t wait to welcome back to full flow (yes, no fans in the stand) the much-beloved English Premier League and its sidekick, the Championship.
There’s more to come at the weekend, and Nigerian-born and Nigeria-eligible stars will be involved.
Soccernet.ng previews seven compatriots to be on the lookout for at the blast of the referees’ whistles across England on Saturday.
Ndidi has been excellent so far this season, and it’s not luck or coincidence that the defensive midfielder is continuously rated among the best, not only in England but also in the world.
His compatriot Iheanacho can also be pleased with the way his season has panned out – the former City forward began the campaign as a cast-out but has played his way into Brendan Rodgers’ plans.
The duo’s contribution has been crucial to make the Foxes a force to reckon with this term, and more of it would be required to push Leicester over the line in the hunt for an automatic Champions League spot.
Next Match: Watford vs Leicester City