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EPL: Super Eagles’ midfielder, Joe Aribo rated fourth best

After a very impressive showings in his  debut season in the English Premier League (EPL), Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has been rated one of the best midfielders in the Premier League in the current season.

Aribo joined EPL side Southampton in the beginning of the season from Glasgow Rangers of Scotland for a fee within the range of €7m and has since set the ball rolling at Southampton football club.

The 26-year-old Southampton attacking midfielder, is  known for his creativity and physical style of play, has scored two goals in 15 appearances for the Saints this season.

The midfielder has been rated in top ten most aggressive players in the EPL, he garners 17 points and ranked fourth best midfielder in the EPL and also the player with the most possession won in the final third for Southampton this season. According to Squawka

Manchester City attacking midfielder Kevin De Bruyne with 20 points ranks first on the chart, followed by Leeds United’s Jack Harrison with 19 points, and Brighton & Hove Albion’s Leandro Trossard, 18 points are ranked second and third respectively.

The mercurial midfielder is ranked fourth and finishes above Arsenal’s Martin Ødegaard with (16)points Chelsea’s Mason Mount on 14 points and Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes on 14 points.

The former Glasgow  Rangers of Scotland  playmaker will hope to consolidate on his fine form for Southampton when the second half of the league resumes on boxing day.

Southampton are currently seated on 19 points on the EPL log and Aribo and his teammates will be looking forward to escaping from the relegation waters.



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