Southampton manager, Russell Martin has said Joe Aribo is in fantastic form ahead of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.
Martin also stated that the club won’t stop Aribo and their other African players from participating in the competition.
The midfielder has been in fantastic form in recent weeks after a laboured start to the season.
The 27-year-old,who has started the Saints last five Sky Bet Championship games scored his first goal of the season in the 5-0 rout of Swansea City on Boxing Day.
Aribo is expected to link up with his Super Eagles teammates at their Abu Dhabi camp on January 1 as they kick-start preparations for Cote d’Ivoire 2023.
“We can’t stop anyone. You want them to go there fit and come back fit. Joe needs to keep playing, now he has been playing and