Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi, is set to join Turkish club, Alanyaspor from Italian outfit, Chievo Verona, reports Completesports.com.
Obi’s transfer to Alanyaspor, according to Gianlucadimarzio.com will be completed before Thursday deadline for end of the winter transfer window.
It will be first time Obi, who was in Nigeria’s squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be playing outside Italy.
The 27-year-old started his career as a youth player for Inter Milan before graduating to the first team.
He has also featured for Serie A side’s Parma and Torino before linking up with Chievo.
This season, he has made 11 appearances for Chievo who are battling to escape the drop.
Obi ‘ s career has been blighted by persistent injuries which has limited his appearance at all the clubs he has played.
Two Nigerian players, Chidozie Awaziem and Azubuike Okechukwu recently linked up with Turkish outfit, Caykur Rizespor.
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