Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo has been ranked the best Nigerian player in the big five leagues in Europe (Premier League, Serie A, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1) for the month of December. International Centre for Sports Studies – CIES Football Observatory has rated players on a match-by-match basis by taking into account the pitch production and efficiency at both individual and collective level. CD Leganes central defender Omeruo was the best rated Nigerian player at 75.3 and was 265th of the 751 players ranked.
Last month, Omeruo consistently delivered for CD Leganes in the Spanish topflight, helping the club remain undefeated with one win and three draws and went the distance in all the four matches. The Super Eagles star was the standout performer for CD Leganes, going by the ratings and the 69th best footballer in Spain.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong made it into the list with a rating of 72.8 and ranked 374th. Ola Aina (Torino), Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester City) and Alex Iwobi (Arsenal) complete the top five Nigerian players for December 2018.
Top Five Nigerian Players For December 2018
1) Kenneth Omeruo – Leganes – 265th – 75.3
2) William Troost-Ekong – Udinese – 374th – 72.8
3) Ola Aina – Torino – 450th – 71.3
4) Wilfred Ndidi – Leicester City – 473rd – 70.8
Alex Iwobi – Arsenal – 473rd – 70.8
Do you agree with this ratings or what’s your take on Nigeria’s best player in Europe?