Samuel Kalu is set to make his first appearance for French club Girondis Bordeaux in over a month after spending time on the sidelines due to a hamstring injury, Completesports.com reports.
Kalu has missed Bordeaux’ last eight Ligue 1 games due to the harmstrng injury.
The 21-year-old last appeared for the former French champions in the 1-1 away draw at Monaco on March 9.
He replaced Francois Kamano in the 61st minute of the encounter.
Bordeaux manager Paulo Sousa provided an update on Kalu’s injury situation during his interaction with the media on Thursday.
“Samuel Kalu can start Saturday but it will not be possible for Nicolas De Preville,”told reporters ahead of Saturday’s home clash against Reims.
“Samuel Kalu can bring us more in the provocation, the determination in the opposing surface. I hope it will bring us a lot next season.”
The winger has made 19 league appearances for the club this season and scored three goals.
He was named in Nigeria’s provisional 25-man 2019 Africa Cup of Nations squad by head coach Gernot Rohr this week.
By Adeboye Amosu