Kelechi Iheanacho is highest paid Nigerian in Premier League


Following his new contract extension for Manchester City, forward Kelechi Iheanacho has become the highest paid Nigerian in the Premier League. Iheanacho having signed a new two-year entension of his contract, tops the list, who else makes the list of the top 5 earners in the EPL

5) Kenneth Omeruo

The Chelsea defender, rounds up the top five with a weekly salary of  £15,000.

Kenneth Omeruo

4) Odion Ighalo

The Watford striker who was involved in a lot of transfer talks during the just closed window is fourth on $25,000.

Odion Ighalo
Odion Ighalo

3) Victor Moses

The Chelsea returnee is third on the list with an earning of £50,000 per-week at Chelsea

Victor Moses
Victor Moses

2) John Mikel Obi

This new wage takes him above John Mikel Obi, Chelsea midfielder, who was involved in transfer speculations following the arrival of Conte at Chelsea. Obi earns £75, 000 weekly at Stamford Bridge.

Mikel Obi
Mikel Obi

1) Kelechi Iheanacho

According to African Football, his new contract guarantees him a weekly wage of £85,000 which is the highest for any Nigerian player.