23 year old James Igbekeme has dominated discussions in Spain the past four days after his impressive showing for Real Zaragoza in their 2-1 win over Rayo Majadahonda last weekend.
The summer signing from Portuguese second division side Gil Vicente was roundly voted as the man of the match by fans of the club in the game, where he picked up his first caution of the season.
Left footed, strong and quick, his performance made fans of the team to tip him as the next big thing to come out of Nigeria on social media . A sign of how well he impressed during the game.
Super Eagles forward Moses Simon also praised the midfielder for his performance in a pre season game against his team Levante, describing him as a tireless runner who wants to always be on the ball.
Already Real Zaragoza are bracing themselves up for potential bids from top teams who were mostly present in the game where the Nigerian introduced himself to Spanish football with a bang.