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Barcelona To Make January Swoop For Nigerian-Born Wonderkid Adeyemi

Barcelona  To Make January  Swoop For Nigerian-Born Wonderkid  Adeyemi

Barcelona are set to make January swoop for Nigerian-born Salzburg wonderkid Karim Adeyemi to continue their youth revolution.

Adeyemi,17, has scored five goals in nine Austrian second division games for Salzburg side feeder
club FC Liefering and has reportedly been personally requested by Patrick Kluivert, academy director of FC Barcelona.

The German underage international, who has also assisted on four occasions, has been compared to current Blaugrana prospect Ansu Fati.

Mundo Deportivo report that Barcelona have confirmed to them their interest in Adeyemi.

They say the forward, who is of Nigerian origin, could cost nearly £7 million after Salzburg already dished out £3 million to German club SpVgg Unterhaching to secure his services in 2018.

The Catalan club view the sum as very high for a young teen but are convinced by his talents after Kluivert made club directors aware of him.

Like Fati, he is a centre forward who can also play on the right and left, and has already impressed for Germany at under 16 and under 17 levels, scoring two times and three times respectively, in six and seven games.

Despite playing for the feeder club, Adeyemi trains with the senior side before dropping back down to play in the second division.

He would fit into the current ‘operacion futuro’ – or ‘operation future’ – currently being undertaken at the Nou Camp.

Ernesto Valverde has handed debuts to 14 La Masia graduates since taking over as first team coach in 2017 and has ramped up his renovation plan, partly due to injuries, this season.

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COMMENTS

WORDPRESS: 6
  • Edoman 11 months ago

    Here we go. This kid is one of us. Nigeria should go for him now and not later.

     
  • I have watched highlights of this kid an amazing talent he got moves like messi ..Nigeria should quickly go for this one .

     
  • Chairmanfemi 10 months ago

    Nigeria! NFF! Pinnick and Rohr!

    Please go for this guy now. He is surely a destined star. He’s talent already speaks volume. By the time he makes his debut for Barcelona like this, Germany will remember him by that time and don’t mind capping him instata. So before that time, let us go for him now and gain him before he stars for Barcelona come January. So even if he now turns us down(which I doubt) by then, the blame will be on him.

    Just like the way we did for Tammy. Even before he rose to stardom at Chelsea, The NFF already went for him. But the Arrogant,Proud chap feels he’s more than an African nation and forgot that when he was being shipped out on loan at Lower clubs like Swansea etc, Nigeria were already there waiting for him. Thank God we have a more better replacement so to hell with him. But for this German-Nigerian, let us make a move quickly please.

     
    • I agree. Let’s not waste time any longer And I think Nigerians of German origin are more keen to root for their fatherland.

       
      • Samchi 10 months ago

        Bro if you observe closely they are no different from the rest, players like Kevin Akpoguma & Jordan Torunarigha,two wonderful defensive machinery have repeatedly turned down the NFF’s approach worst of all is the T.J whose Father was even an ex-international for Nigeria_ especially now that we need defensive back up,and we all know how Coach Rohr Love German Talents.

         
  • This guy has played for Germany youth team already, that is nationality swift should be applied