Former Nigeria international Michael Emenalo has reached an agreement with Roma for the position of Director of Sport, according to reports in Italy.
Emenalo, 55, is one of the candidates tipped to take over the position after the Serie A giants sacked Gianluca Petrachi in the summer.
According to Il Corriere dello Sport, Petrachi has sued Roma asking a €5m compensation as he believes he was dismissed unjustly.
It is believed Emenalo has met Roma’s owners in London and has reportedly received guarantees take over the job.
The likes of Jonas Boldt and Ralf Rangnick have also being linked with the Director of Sport post.
Emenalo was Technical Director at Chelsea between 2011 to 2017.
During his time at Chelsea, the club won the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, Champions League and Europa League.
On 6 November 2017, he resigned from his position and at the end of that month joined Monaco as its sporting director and on 12 August 2019, he left Monaco by mutual consent.
He made his Super Eagles debut in 1985 earned 14 caps before retiring from international football in 1995.
He was a member of the Eagles squad that featured at the 1994 FIFA World Cup where he played in three games.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.