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Nigerian players likely to move to the Premier League in summer 2022

The summer 2022 Premier League transfer window is officially open and there’s already plenty of excitement surrounding the new signings.

The summer 2022 Premier League transfer window is officially open and there’s already plenty of excitement surrounding the new signings.

Despite more than 2 months of the transfer window remaining, it’s some of the Nigerian players that are making the headlines in the best-selling papers. Top premier league clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal all have their eyes on Nigerian national players with goal signings in the 2022 summer window.

From Victor Osimhen and Emmanuel Dennis to Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey, let’s take a look at Nigeria’s most promising stars expecting a Premier League promotion this year.

Victor Osimhen
Expect a lot more headlines surrounding this man in the coming weeks – Victor Osimhen is one of the top transfer targets from Premier League clubs in the 2022 transfer window.

The 23-year-old forward, currently at Napoli in Serie A, has a wealth of interest from top Premier League clubs with Manchester United, Newcastle United, Chelsea and most prominently, Arsenal all shooting for the player.

Emmanuel Dennis
Currently playing as a striker for Watford FC, Emmanuel Dennis is another of the top Nigerian targets likely to move to the Premier League during the 2022 season.

Dennis currently has interest from Everton, Brentford and Crystal Palace with each of the three teams spotting the talent of the 24-year-old. The striker currently has an estimated eye-water value of £25m, potentially proving one of the priciest players changing hands in the transfer window.

Joe Aribo
Currently playing for the Scottish team Rangers, Joe Aribo is another Nigerian national with Premier League ties.

The midfielder is currently tied to four separate clubs with Crystal Palace, Aston Villa, Southampton and Brentford all reportedly interested. Aribo currently has an estimated value of £5m and could prove to be a fantastic transfer for the successful Premier League side.

Calvin Bassey
Calvin Bassey, the top Rangers defender, is another top Nigerian player with sights on the Premier League for 2022.

The 22-year-old Nigerian national is currently linked with high-ranking teams in both Aston Villa and West Ham United. With an estimated value of £4m and a fantastic 21-22 season in the Scottish Premiership, Bassey may prove to be one of the bargain players of the transfer window.

Where to bet on the Premier League in 2022
Bettors in the UK looking to place sports bets on the 22-23 Premier League season have a huge selection of betting brands to choose from.

From established brands in Bet365 and 888Sport to the new kids on the block in SBK and Livescore Bet – there are plenty of picks for UK punters. One of the fresh-faced bookies offering bettors a fantastic new player offer is Kwiff. The current Kwiff bonus offers a bet £10, get £20 welcome promotion, giving a small incentive the newbies can claim when opening an account. Football fans can read more about the Kwiff welcome offer over at football betting experts Squawka.

The takeaway
The summer 2022 Premier League transfer window is set to be one of the most interesting yet with top players around the world targeted by Premier League sides.

Nigeria is currently one of the top represented countries in the 2022 transfer window with players including Emmanuel Dennis, Joe Aribo and, of course, Victor Oshimen all reported for potential transfers.

With the transfer window deadline of September 1st, we still have more than 2 months of transfer action remaining. With some clubs still holding their cards close to their chest, we’re expecting a handful of upsets and exciting trades during the later months.