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Iwobi Surpasses Mikel’s Premier League Appearance Record

Iwobi Surpasses Mikel’s Premier League Appearance Record

Alex Iwobi has moved ahead of John Mikel Obi on the list of highest capped Nigerian players in the Premier League.

Iwobi was in action for 90 minutes in Fulham’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at the Craven Cottage on Saturday.

It was his 250th Premier League appearance.

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The 27-year-old was previously tied on 249 appearances with former Chelsea midfielder, Mikel.

Iwobi will now set his sight on usurping Yakubu Aiyegbeni in third position.

Aiyegbeni currently occupy third position with 252 appearances.

Former Newcastle United forward, Shola Ameobi top the chart with 298, while Nwankwo Kanu is second with 273.

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