—Super Eagles Striker Also In Redknapp’s EPL Team
By James Agberebi:
Super Eagles and Watford striker Odion Ighalo was listed in Italian newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport’s team of the week.
Ighalo scored his 10th Premier League goal of the season when he scored the only goal in Watford’s 1-0 away win against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.
Ighalo was listed in a front three that has former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez who does business now with Bayern Leverkusen and Adalberto Penaranda of Granada.
Other players who made the list include Arsenal’s Mezut Ozil, Mat Hummels of Dourtmund and Miguel Adrian of West Ham United.
Also for the second week running, Ighalo made Harry Redknapp’s team of the week for The Telegraph.
Ighalo was named with the likes of Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal, Everton’s Romelu Lukaku, Stoke City skipper Ryan Shawcross, Yohan Cabaye of Crystal Palace and Jack Butland of Stoke City.
His manager Quique Sanchez Flores was picked as manager of the week.
La Gazzetta dello Sport team of the week:
Miguel Adrian (West Ham)
Jeong-ho Hong (Augsburg)
Romain Thomas (Angers)
Mat Hummels (Dortmund)
Yevgeni Konoplyanka (Sevilla)
Mezut Ozil (Arsenal)
Hakim Ziyech (FC Twente)
Eric Bautheac (Lille)
Ogion Ighalo (Watford)
Javier Hernandez (Leverkusen)
Adalberto Penaranda (Granada)
Harry Redknapp’s team of the week:
Jack Butland (Stoke)
Adam Smith (Bournemouth)
Ryan Shawcross (Stoke)
Chancel Mbemba (Newcastle)
Nathan Ake (Watford)
Yohan Cabaye (C/Palace)
Harry Arter (Bournemouth)
Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal)
Romelu Lukaku (Everton)
Odion Ighalo (Watford)
Manager: Quique Sanchez Flores (Watford)