Omeruo Tops Rating of Nigerians in Europe

Super Eagles of Nigeria defender, Kenneth Omeruo has been ranked the best Nigerian player in Europe’s top five leagues for the month of December, reports

The International Centre for Sports Studies – CIES Football Observatory – rated players on a match-by-match basis, by taking into account, the pitch production and efficiency at both individual and collective level.

The Chelsea loanee was the best-rated Nigerian player at 75.3 and was 265th of the 751 players ranked.

The CD Leganes central defender was impressive for CD Leganes in the LaLiga last month, helping the club to remain unbeaten with one win and three draws and went the distance in all the four games.

Omeruo was the standout performer for CD Leganes, going by the ratings and the 69th best footballer in Spain.

Udinese defender, William Troost-Ekong made it into the list with a rating of 72.8 and ranked 374th.

The trio of Ola Aina, Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi completed the top five Nigerian players for December 2018.