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Iheanacho Overtakes Mikel as Highest Paid Nigerian Footballer in English Premier League

Kelechi Iheanacho has overtaken Mikel Obi as the top Nigeria earner in the Premier League.

The Manchester City striker is on £85,000-a-week while Mikel Obi earns £70,000 a week.

Kelechi recently signed a new two-year contract extension at City till 2021. According to him, his new contract will “change the lives of his family”.

Mikel Obi had been the biggest earner from Nigeria for many years.


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