The 25-year-old defender was a regular starter for the Italian Serie A outfit and was only absent from the squad once between August and December 2021 before departing for the mid-season tournament.
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Victor Osimhen led Nigeria’s attack while Francis Uzoho replaced Maduka Okoye in goal.
Torino Granata said the Chelsea FC academy product is among three players Torino want to offer a new contract.
Ndidi and Etebo are both ruled out injured for the double header fixtures against the CAR team with only Frank Onyeka and Innocent Bonke as the natural DMs in the 23-man list announced, Thursday.
Scott Parker’s men went into the game needing a win to avoid the drop, but yet again struggled in the final third and were unable to find the breakthrough
A resolute defensive display in the opening 45 minutes kept the likely Champions at bay, but within quarter of an hour of the restart they were 3-0 up.
Ola Aina, Ademola Lookman, Josh Maja, Tosin Adarabioyo and Josh Onomah are expected to be listed for Fulham.
Fulham are currently 18th in the table, six points from the safety of 17th position, while Sheffield United are bottom of the division, 14 points behind the Magpies with 14 games left to play in 2020-21.
Just a few days ago, the Cottagers sat 10 points adrift of Premier League safety but they upset the odds to beat Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday for just their third win of the season before claiming a 1-1 draw at Burnley.
The former Chelsea defender reacted smartly to chest the ball home from the near post after Joachim Andersen had cleverly flicked on Ademola Lookman’s corner.
The 22-year-old former Sunderland man scored two typical poacher’s goals from close range.
Scott Parker has spoken of the defender’s dedication to improving his game since joining on loan from Torino.
The fullback becomes the first player with a Nigerian passport to win the accolade since the award was introduced for the 2016/17 season.
The Nigerian international’s first goal for the club – a superb finish from outside of the box after a flowing move that involved Aleksandar Mitrovic and Bobby Decordova-Reid – helped the Whites secure their first win back in the top flight.
The tie is slated to kick off 5pm Nigeria time
The full-back, who made his top-flight debut for Chelsea in 2016, scored his first Premier League goal, a thunderous left-footed strike into the top corner, to help the Cottagers on their way to a comfortable 2-0 win over Slaven Bilic’s West Brom.
Scott Parker’s men were without a win in six matches prior to the Monday evening clash but they were worthy winners as the Baggies slumped to their fourth defeat of the campaign.
Aina, who came through neighbouring Chelsea’s youth system, spent the last two seasons with Torino, where he played 69 times with his versatility allowing him to play on either flank
After impressing on loan with Torino last season, the Serie A decided to splash out €10 million to sign Aina from Chelsea on a permanent basis.
Eze has been on the radar of Nigeria for at least three years, without getting capped, and he was among a posse of players of Nigerian descent who were invited to train with the Super Eagles in March 2017 following a cancelled friendly with Burkina Faso.