Seven Goals In His Last Ten Games – Statistics Puts Super Eagles Defender Semi Ajayi Among Best Players In EFL

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He has been largely credited for his good run of form in front of goal but Rotherham United Nigerian defender Semi Ajayi is up there with the best players in the English Championship this season, Owngoalnigeria.com reports.

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Ajayi who has eight goals this season is presently among the seven players who have played every minute in the English Championship this season with 41 starts to his name from 41 games played so far in the second tier league.

He has lasted the entire duration 40 times raking up a total of 3,669 minutes ‎where he made 57 blocks and 146 clearances, he also made 45 interceptions and won 76 tackles in the games he has played so far.

Known for his abilities in the air, the Nigeria international has won 164 aerial duels out of the 265 he has attempted this season earning him a success rate of 62% so far.

Already he has attracted the interest of teams in the Championship who are pushing for promotion to the English Premier League with Championship leaders Norwich City the front runners to sign the former Arsenal youth team prospect.

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