Joshua Zirkzee, who is eligible to play for the Super Eagles through his Nigerian father, has been listed among the top 15 young players in the German Bundesliga.
The 19-year-old center-forward, whose middle name is Orobosa, has scored goals for Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich this season.
He was named as the 13th best young player in the Bundesliga by footballtransfers.com
“Doesn’t get a lot of playing time in Bavaria given that Robert Lewandowski is in the squad. Still scored four goals in eight matches in the Bundesliga,” remarked the website.
“A tall and dangerous striker. Possesses a pretty good technique considering his height. He is also very fast.”
He was born in Holland has been capped by that country at various age-grade levels but could still play at full international level for Nigeria.