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Porto Willing To Sell Awaziem For €5m

Porto Willing To Sell Awaziem For €5m

Portuguese giants FC Porto are willing to allow Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem leave the club on a permanent basis this summer, reports Completesports.com.

According to Portuguese online news hub A Bola, the versatile defender is not in the plans of Porto manager Sergio Conceição.

Porto, according to the website are ready to sell the versatile defender for €5m.

Awaziem, who linked up with Porto from Nigeria Professional Football League outfit El-Kanemi Warriors in 2015 still has two years remaining on his contract with the club.

The 23-year-old spent the 2019/20 season on loan at Spanish club Leganes.

He made 26 league appearances for the Cucumber Growers, who were relegated to the Segunda Division at the end of the campaign.

Awaziem has been linked with a move to Turkish Super Lig clubs Trabzonspor and Caykur Rizespor.

By Adeboye Amosu

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  • greenturf 10 months ago

    What is so damn special about Porto that our players are never good enough for their A team!

    Players from Mali and other smaller footballing nations have and are currently playing regularly and 90 minutes football for this team but mba(NO) when it’s a super eagles player na waoo!

    This same Porto have sat on the career of many promising Nigerian youth internationals and some of them are youth world cup winners for that matter.

    It’s high time our players looked the other way when next it’s Porto on the verge otherwise they and their future will be on the verge of tears!

    • JimmyBall 10 months ago

      … Exactly. Some of us were feeling if Kelechi Iheanacho had signed after FIFA U-17 UAE 2013, his career would have been the better for it but that’s a huge bullet Iheanacho dodged… He will have been frustrated to oblivion if he had signed for FC Porto. Look at what they did to Chidera Eze and Musa Yahaya… Eze last I knew player for Enugu Rangers… and Musa Yahaya is still playing Porto B… Chidozie Awaziem is a great all-round clean defender… He held down our right full back well during last Nations Cup despite being a central defender by expertise… FC Porto is a Fraud… Young Nigerian players should start avoiding that Portuguese team like leprosy henceforth…