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Nigerian stars back on duty as English Premier League returns

The English Premier League is just into its 8th week this weekend but it has been nothing short of the trademark excitement that comes with…

The English Premier League is just into its 8th week this weekend but it has been nothing short of the trademark excitement that comes with it

League heavyweights Chelsea kick off a mouth-watering league weekend with a crunch tie against last season surprise champions Leicester City.

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during his press conference this afternoon, stressed the fact that the only absentees are Kurt Zouma and Willian with the latter away on a compassionate leave after the loss of his mother during the International break, hence giving Nigerian duo John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses a chance to stake their claim for a starting spot in the Blues team

Alex Iwobi’s Arsenal face last season bogey team Swansea City, Kelechi Iheanacho will be hoping his goals fire Manchester City past revitalised Everton while the duo of Isaac Success and Odion Ighalo will have to wait till Sunday to tackle newly-promoted Middlesbrough

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola confirmed Sergio Aguero will start against Everton leaving Kelechi to either support or come off the bench.

The big tie of the weekend comes up on Monday night when star-studded Manchester United square up against in-form Liverpool  at Anfield rounding up what is highly anticipated to be another pulsating weekend of high quality football