Arsenal have named their Premier League squad for the season and it contains 11 Nigerians.

Alex Iwobi, currently sidelined with illness and set to miss out on the Super Eagles AFCON qualifier, is the most senior name on the list.

Now 22, Iwobi represents one of Arsenal’s homegrown players on the list and is the only Nigerian to represent the club so far this season.

Then comes Eddie Nketiah who is expected to see first-team action this season, especially in the Carabao Cup and Europa League group stages.

The remaining nine players are all youngsters and classed as u21.

They are: Ryan Alebiousu, Xavier Amaechi, Folarin Balogun, Tolaji Bola, Arthur Okonkwo, James Olayinka, Joseph Olowu, Tobi Omole and Bukayo Saka.

The main Arsenal first team is made up of a total of 15 different nationalities:

  1. Argentina (1)
  2. Armenia (1)
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina (1)
  4. Czech Republic (1)
  5. Egypt (1)
  6. England (4)
  7. France (3)
  8. Gabon (1)
  9. Germany (3)
  10. Greece (2)
  11. Nigeria (1)
  12. Spain (2)
  13. Switzerland (2)
  14. Uruguay (1)
  15. Wales (1)