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Sadiq Joins Spanish Second Division Club Almeria

Sadiq Joins Spanish Second Division Club Almeria

Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq has left Serbian club FK Partizan for Spanish second division side UD Almeria, Completesports.com reports.

Almeria announced Sadiq’s signing on their verified Twitter handle on Monday.

The 23-year-old former Roma player joined Almeria on a five-year contract.

“Umar Sadiq is Rojiblanco! UD Almería and FK Partizan agreed the transfer of the striker for five seasons. Welcome!” Almeria wrote on Twitter.

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In his initial loan spell with Partizan, Sadiq scored 11 goals in 18 appearances in the 2019/2020 season.

Sadiq eventually joined Partizan on a permanent transfer in 2020 and netted seven goals in 16 games before joining Almeria.

He was part of Nigeria ‘s U-23 final 18-man squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics where he appeared in all six of the team’s games and scored four goals.

Also on Monday, Belgian giants Anderlecht announced the signing of Nigerian forward Paul Mukairu.

By James Agberebi 

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COMMENTS

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  • Dr. Drey 2 weeks ago

    Ah…?!

     
  • D-Cardinal 2 weeks ago

    Good move

     
  • Emecco 2 weeks ago

    Nigerian players and low ambition is like 5&6, imagine with all his 17 goals and 17 assists , his agent couldn’t strike a deal even with a French or Turkish top flight team, all he could joyously get is ALMERIA, !!, a team that haven’t smelt LA LIGA for the past 3 seasons, who said that a player can’t move from and obscure League , directly to a prominent League and club side after an eye-catching performance, Luca Modric moved from Dinamo Zagreb to Tottenham, Nemanja Vidic moved from Spatark Moscow to Man U, Yaya You’re moved from Olympiakos to Barcelona, Lassana Diarra moved from Portsmouth to Real Madrid, even our own Tate Taiwo moved from Lobi Stars to Olympic Marseille, so why can’t Sadiq Umar move from Partizan Belgrade to a decent club, why Almeria ??????

     
    • Why don’t you become his agent. Ekong went from udinese to watford in championship. Mikel went from trabanzpor to stoke, onazi went from trabanzspor to midtjylland. Should i continue. Have you considered playing time. What are the chances he will get playing time in top division. Do you think its that easy getting into a first team. Please leave the poor guy to concentrate on his career

       
  • Wth‍♂️
    Who saw that coming?

     
    • Cuteprince 2 weeks ago

      I did… I announced it here some days ago…good move by all standards la liga segunda can be compared to some 1st divisions in europe

       
  • Mad oooo

     
  • I tot lillie and Monaco wanted this guy. Even Dennis is still out there nawa o!

     
  • Muideen 2 weeks ago

    Allah is greatest umar sadiq sign for almerial ,one of my player that I told that he play for Nigeria my Allah guide me Amin.

     
  • Igbekun Abo 2 weeks ago

    Mad o!

     
  • Gowetok 2 weeks ago

    Honestly im disappointed. Bcos its a step backwards no matter how u look at it. You can’t move from a team that offers opportunity to play Europa or champion league to a lower division irrespective of the country . On the otherhand it seems sadiq did it to hv a short cut to laliga but who knows wen Almeria will play in Laliga again.Only time will tell

     
    • Make una leave the guy now. If not contact the club you want him to join on his behalf. Who knows if he is what the club is missing in there quest to get back into laliga, My friend not everyone will get to play in champions league, europa league. You can only strive.

       
  • Sounds like a money move. I expected him to move to a club in the first division but I guess almeria were the only ready to meet partizans asking price. Maybe he sees this as a better way to get into a bigger team. If he scores alot of goals for almeria, then he will set himself up for a move to a bigger team. But I don’t see his chances of being invited to the Super eagles improving with this move. All the best sadiq, score lots of goals in spain!
    Who is paul mukairu?