Former Nigeria captain Kanu Nwankwo has been named as the 13th greatest player of Arsenal football club.

In a poll conducted by fans of Arsenal on the club’s website, Kanu emerged in the top 50 greatest players to have represented the club, garnering a lot of votes that saw him finish in 13 position.

French legend Thierry Henry was voted the best player ever in the history of the club, being the highest goalscorer ever for the Gunners.

Dennis Bergkamp came in second, with Tony Adams, Ian Wright and Patrick Viera finishing third, fourth and fifth respectively.

Kanu spent five years with Arsenal and will be best remembered for his hat-trick heroics in the game against Chelsea, scoring three times in a space of 17 minutes.

He won the league title with them and also the FA cup competition during his time there.