Sky Bet Championship side Reading have assured that they will allow their players represent their countries during the international window this month.
The Blue Royals have three Nigerians on the block in the person of Michael Olise, Ovie Ejiara and Sone Aluko but only Michael Olise and Ovie Ejiara are of interest to Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr.
In the recently released Super Eagles list, Michael Olise was placed on standby list for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Republic of Benin and Lesotho.
The 19 year old could play for four countries,France, England, Nigeria and Algeria namely.
Rangers however says that Gernot Rohr will have to meet with him if he wants to call up either of Olise or Ejiara for Nigeria.
He was aked if he can stop players from honoring international calls, Reading manager Veljko Paunovic was quoted as saying by Get Reading : “We can’t prevent anyone from going away on international duty.
“We will look to communicate with the international teams and their head coaches to know what the expectations are, what the protocols are around Covid and we will give our players our suggestions and recommendations to ensure they keep the standards up around Covid.
“And also what has been done – how many games the players have played in the last stretch and over the season.
“We’ll exchange data with the international teams and for the players who get called up, it’s also their call – if they’re feeling safe or not.”