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.
A terrible first half of the season at Brighton and Hove Albion has been followed by a superb second half on loan at Wigan for Balogun.
While he struggled to get game time at Brighton, the former Mainz star has been a revelation at the Championship side, with his signing coinciding with a resurgence for the relegation-threatened team.
He must have been gutted when coronavirus interrupted his fine form, but he will be keen to show that his excellent performances early in the year were no fluke.
Next Match: Huddersfield Town vs Wigan Athletic