Five future Premier League stars from Nigeria vs Bosnia

Miralem Pjanic

Nigeria take on Bosnia at the World Cup tonight, and Premier League bosses will be looking for new talent. Here are five potential transfer targets...

Vincent Enyeama, Lille

Long tipped to make an impact after impressing in Israel, goalkeeper Enyeama has been outstanding for Lille over the past year, even going over 1000 minutes without conceding a goal at one point in the season. Now 31, Enyeama would be an excellent capture for a Premier League side looking to add an experienced shot stopper, and Nigeria will rely on him heavily to keep the score down.

Ogenyi Onazi, Lazio

Lazio star Onazi has had a great season in Serie A, and it hasn't gone unnoticed by Premier League clubs, with Merseyside rivals Everton and Liverpool both reportedly eyeing the 21-year-old this summer. Onazi was Nigeria's star midfielder in midweek against Iran, outshining Chelsea's John Obi Mikel with an energetic display, going some way to justifying the alleged interest in his services.

Emmanuel Emenike, Fenerbahce

A powerful, athletic striker, Emenike has long been suggested for a move to the Premier League. The 27-year-old has been prolific with Karabukspor, Spartak Moscow and now Fenerbahce, and is clearly Nigeria's most dangerous goal threat despite a poor display against Iran. Tottenham and Everton have both been linked with Emenike as they look to strengthen their strike forces, and a bounce back display against Bosnia could convince them to bid.

Sead Kolasinac, Schalke

Whilst current Premier League stars Asmir Begovic and Eden Dzeko draw most of the attention in this Bosnian side, Schalke defender Kolasinac is an unheralded part of the line-up. Unlucky to score an own goal against Argentina, Kolasinac is just 21 but has performed well at both centre back and left back in his short career so far, suggesting he has the versatility managers are looking for.

Miralem Pjanic, Roma

There seems little doubt that Pjanic is the star turn of Safet Susic's team. Dzeko will no doubt run him close, but Roma playmaker Pjanic controlled the game against Argentina in the first half, continuing his outstanding form from Serie A into the World Cup. The 24-year-old has already been eyed up by Manchester United, but his value is increasing every time he impresses.

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