Kanu won two Premier League titles with Arsenal
Arsenal Legends took on Milan Glorie on Saturday in a charity match, which saw a host of footballlegends taking to the field at the Emirates.
The Gunners could call upon the likes of Martin Keown, Gilberto Silva and Robert Pires, whilst the Milan squad included such names as Paolo Maldini, Alessandro Costacurta and Zvonimir Boban.
The hosts won the game, veteran Nigerian striker Nwankwo Kanu bagging a hat-trick in a 4-2 victory; Robert Pires netted the fourth, with Christian Vieri grabbing two for Milan.
Despite Kanu being 40-years-old, the striker’s potency in front of goal was something which got Gunners fans excited – given the club’s recent struggles in the striking department.
Arsene Wenger started the season with Chuba Akpom and Yaya Sanogo as his only fit natural forwards, and although Olivier Giroud is now back and ready to play, he still went out and signed Lucas Perez from Deportivo.
However, Kanu’s goal has fans recalling his exploits in an Arsenalshirt – and many beleive he could still do a job in North London…
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