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Joel Obi Joins Alanyaspor On Six-Month Loan Deal From Chievo

Joel Obi  Joins  Alanyaspor On Six-Month Loan Deal From Chievo

Super Eagles midfielder, Joel Obi, has joined Turkish club, Alanyaspor from Italian outfit, Chievo Verona on a six-month loan deal, reports Completesports.com.

Alanyaspor announced Obi ‘ s arrival on their official Twitter handle on Thursday with a short message and picture of the player holding the club’s scarf.

“Joel Obi at Alanyasporumuz!”, reads the tweet

It is the first time the midfielder, 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.

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He has also featured for Serie A sides, Parma and Torino before linking up with Chievo.

Obi made 11 appearances for Chievo Verona this seaaon, with one goal to his name.

His career has been blighted by persistent injuries which has limited his appearances for all his clubs.

By Adeboye Amosu

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