Odion Ighalo is looking to return to the Premier League in January with a number of clubs, including his former team Watford, keen to strike a deal.
A World Cup appearance and an Afcon bronze medal are the German’s major highlights at the helm of the Super Eagles.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria came from a goal down to beat the Crocodiles of Lesotho 4-2 in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, says captain, Ahmed Musa, advised him on team selection against Benin in their 2021 up of Nations qualifier on Wednesday.
The Super Eagles came from behind to win the encounter after conceding an early goal in the 3rd minute of the encounter.
Nigeria coach Imama Amapakabo has urged his squad to forget a 4-1 first leg drubbing in Togo and create African Nations Championship (CHAN) history by overcoming the deficit.
Tammy Abraham has been called up to the England squad after scoring eight goals in 10 games so far this season for Chelsea.
Abraham had flirted with switching his international allegiance to Nigeria, but will be committed to England if he appears in either forthcoming qualifier.
Former Nigeria striker Isaac Promise has died at the age of 31.
Abraham is ready to accept an England call-up if Gareth Southgate picks him in his latest squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.