Pepe, Iwobi, Mahrez out to shine in EPL

Pepe, Iwobi, Mahrez out to shine in EPL
Sheffield United's Enda Stevens (left) and Arsenal's Nicolas Pepe battle for the ball

by Staff Reporter

Tuesday Jan 21, 2020. 13:00

Nicolas Pepe, Riyad Mahrez and Alex Iwobi will be hoping to play key roles for their English Premier League clubs on Tuesday.

Ivorian winger Pepe and his Arsenal teammates will be away to Chelsea in the biggest match of the night.

Pepe has netted three goals in 20 league matches for Arsenal, who are targeting a win at the Stamford Bridge Stadium.

His countryman, Wilfred Zaha will be in action for Crystal Palace when they lock horns with Southampton at Selhurst Park.

Meanwhile, Mahrez’s Manchester City will be away to Sheffield United at the Bramall Lane.

The Algerian attacking midfielder will be hoping to help the defending champions return to winning ways after they drew 2-2 with Crystal Palace at home.

While Nigeria international and Everton star Iwobi is expected to make his return from an injury against Newcastle United at the Goodison Park.

The attacking midfielder will be looking to mark his return with a goal and cement his place in the team’s starting line-up.

Lastly, Tanzanian striker Mbwana Samatta will be eager to impress on his debut for Aston Villa when they face Watford.

The lethal forward is expected to feature at Villa Park after joining the Lions from Belgian champions Genk.

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