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Roma, Napoli Linked With Atletico Madrid Nigerian Striker

Roma, Napoli Linked With Atletico Madrid Nigerian Striker

Roma have reportedly made Spanish-born Atletico Madrid Nigerian Striker, Samuel Omorodion, their top target to replace Romelu Lukaku.

With Lukaku set to return to Chelsea, Roma have turned to the young Atletico Madrid striker as Lukaku’s potential successor.

According to Gianluca Di Marzio of Sky Sport, Omorodion is now in pole position to land a move to the Italian capital.

Di Marzio reported that Roma launched talks with Omorodion’s entourage in recent days.

The 20-year-old has just concluded his loan at Alaves with nine goals and is now back in Madrid, waiting to find out what his parent club will decide to do with him.

The Giallorossi management insist on the Spanish striker because he is young and in line with the technical project.

Omorodion’s estimated cost is around €40 million, says Di Marzio.

Aside Roma, it is believed former Serie A champions Napoli are also interested in the striker.

Omorodion is eligible to represent either Nigeria or Spain internationally.

In April 2023, Omorodion received his first call-up to the Spain U-19 national team. In July of the same year, he took part in the 2023 UEFA European U-19 Championship in Malta,where the Spanish side lost to eventual champions Italy in the semi-finals.

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  • Greenturf 5 days ago

    The quota we reserved for domestic players will make it almost impossible to lure the likes of Omorodion to the super eagles.
    Politics and sentiment have destroyed Nigerian football and economy respectively,it’s that bad we’re scared of the likes of Lesotho that’s how low we’ve plunged.We’re sinking everyday,the ones we’re entrusting to proffer solutions are thick so there’s no chance for a redemption,in other words,we’re primed to sink even much deeper.

  • those days Nigerian Super Eagles was all about Football Team known in Africa and second in the world beating any Team that comes their way, can anyone pls Name Regions in Nigeria those Players were dominated from? the only Notable Names from North was Galba Lawal and Tijani Banamgida

    western Nigerian Notables Names were Rashid Yarkini.Mutiue Adepoju Headmaster
    the rest were from down Eastern Nigeria and was doing batter back to back wining almost everything in football, those days it dose not matter where you from if one mother one father can produce 3 good players then you can see both playing at Super Eagles same time hence they can produce the needed results.

    But since the organizers changed from that original foundation chose to share it 50/50 here we go,4 to 5 players from North west same and east how market

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