Super Eagles invitee, Sadiq Umar, has began to attract a whole lot of clubs from all over Europe’s top five leagues with about five household names queuing for the lanky forward.
After having a descent season in the La Liga Smart Bank, the Dream Team VI stat is on the radar of teams from the German Bundlesliga, Spanish La Liga and the English Premier League.
The 24-year-old joined UD Almeria from Serbian giants Partizan Belgrade in last summer for €5m and in his debut season for the Spanish side, he scored 22 goals and turning provider on seven occasions.
Brighton And Holve Albion are said to have registered their interest in signing the former AS Roma forward and also Bayer Leverkusen becoming the latest to join the queue.
Sadiq could’ve remained at Almeria but the club’s failure to get promoted from La Liga Smart Bank to the La Liga Santander has put that thought behind.
Early in this window, Sevilla got linked with Umar and as it looks at the moment they’re in pole position to sign the forward bar any higher bid from fellow suitors.
Madrid based team, Getafe football club have had their €16m bid rejected by UD Almeria.
lacolinadenervion reports that Bayer Leverkusen and Brighton are the newbies in the race for the former Glasgow Rangers man.
However, they’d have to pay UD Almeria a fee in the region of €20m-25m (₦12.2b) for his services instead of the €60m release clause in his contract.