Victor Anichebe has claimed that Nwankwo Kanu has created plenty of Arsenal followers in Africa.
The Nigerian star arrived in north London from Inter Milan in 1999 and has loved 5 profitable seasons with the membership, most notably following their notorious Invincibles season.
He has gained 5 trophies in complete with the membership, together with two Premier League titles and two FA Cups, and has grow to be a hero to plenty of individuals on the African continent.
Former Everton youth product Anichebe admitted he was an admirer of the previous Arsenal star and even described himself as ‘star struck’ when referred to as upon to play for Nigeria at his aspect.
“I entered the nationwide staff with Kanu, a sort of star once I noticed him. The lengthy journey he has had in his Premier League profession, ”Anichebe instructed Premier League Productions (By way of YEARS).
“He acquired a number of Africans and Nigerians to help Arsenal not just for their performances on the pitch, but in addition for his or her basis.
“He’s the one we notably love in our nation.”
Kanu will undoubtedly be remembered for his talent and approach, in addition to being a part of the well-known undefeated staff from 2003-04, however he’s additionally one of many only a few gamers who can boast of profitable the Champions League, UEFA Cup, FA Cup, Premier League and an Olympic gold medal.
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