Newly La Liga promoted side, U.D Almeria forward, Sadiq Umar is set to join Real Sociedad for a fee of around €20 million.

The Basque Country based club are hoping to bring in Sadiq Umar as a replacement for Alexander Isak who joined Premier League side, Newcastle United on a record £63 million fee earlier this week.

Sadiq’s future with Almeria has been a matter of discussion amongst football fans following Almeria’s promotion to the La Liga. He scored 18 goals and assisted nine last in Almeria’s return to La Liga.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the former Rangers and Roma forward will undergo his medicals today.

‘Umar Sadiq will undergo medical tests in the next hours as new Real Sociedad player. Deal worth €25m add-ons included plus 15% sell-on clause, full agreement set to be signed with Almeria. ⚪️🔵🇳🇬 #RealSociedad’ Fabrizio tweeted.

The lanky forward so far this season, has netted twice in three La Liga games. He scored the winning goal against Sevilla four days ago, securing Almeria their first La Liga win since 2014/2015.