Ahead of Wednesday’s League Cup clash between Chelsea & Arsenal, The Gunners, via their official website, has asked fans to choose their best goal against the London rivals.
Only one Nigerian player, that is, Nwankwo Kanu has scored against the Blues & on more than once.
The former Nigeria international’s solo effort in the 90th minute in Arsenal’s 3-2 win at Chelsea on October 23, 1999 was the most eye-catching of the three goals he scored that day & it made the shortlist.
Kanu is among the 5 players nominated alongside Silvinho, Nigel Winterburn, Patrick Vieira & &re Santos.
Kanu’s goal is topping the poll with 57% of the votes cast, ahead of Vieira (20 percent) & Silvinho (11 percent).
Nigerian pair Alex Iwobi & Chuba Akpom trained with the first team on Tuesday, January 9.