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Sadiq Pens Emotional Farewell Message To Partizan, Says It’s ‘Hard Leaving’

Sadiq Pens Emotional Farewell Message To Partizan, Says It’s ‘Hard Leaving’

Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq has penned an emotional letter to former club, Partizan Belgrade after making a summer exit from the Serbian Premier League giants for Almeria on Monday.

Sadiq completed a deadline day move to Spanish Segunda side, Almeria from Partizan of Serbia with Sportski Zurnal claiming the deal was worth a fee of €5m (£4.5m).

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The Nigerian striker racked up 17 goals in 39 games for Partizan last season as well as six goals in 13 games this term, emerging as a goalscoring sensation in Serbia.

He posted on Instagram: “No words but thank you and much love for This big club @partizanbelgrade. It became hard time to leave. 

“Since I came to Belgrade, I became a fan, now I’m leaving as a fan and I will always be a fan.”

Sadiq who joined Almeria on a five-year contract will wear the number nine jersey and is expected to make his competitive debut against UD Logrones on October 10 in a second division tie.

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin

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  • Jones 4 years ago

    I thought he was been courted by Epl clubs….Nigerian sporting blogs and lie…thank God he’s in Spain hopefully Almeria would get promoted….just give your best bro

    • Ikeben 4 years ago

      Courtship does not always end in marriage na. His initial prize was too high and scared lots oof suitors until they adjusted in the dying mins.

  • funsho 4 years ago

    All the best in spain. Just get your club to the top and come back and set Laliga ablaze

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