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Man City’s Nigerian Midfielder Dele-Bashiru On Sheffield Radar

Man City’s Nigerian Midfielder Dele-Bashiru On Sheffield Radar

English Championship club Sheffield Wednesday are poised to complete the signing of Manchester City Nigerian midfielder Fisayo Dele-Bashiru.

Dele-Bashiru, 19, is the younger brother to former Flying Eagles player Tomiwa who currently plays for relegated Watford.


According to Yorkshire Live Dele-Bashiru underwent a medical ahead of a proposed move to Hillsborough on Monday.

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Personal terms are thought to have been finalised, with Dele-Bashiru said to have agreed a three-year contract.

And barring any late hitches, Dele-Bashiru could be unveiled as a Sheffield Wednesday player today (Tuesday)and become the first permanent signing of the Garry Monk era.

Dele-Bashiru, a long-time Sheffield Wednesday target, has been on City’s books since the age of eight. 

He has featured prominently in both the Premier League 2 and UEFA Youth League for the Premier League club last season, hitting two goals in 20 appearances in the two competitions. 

He also played four times in the EFL Trophy.

Regarded as a box-to-box midfielder, Dele-Bashiru has been compared with City legend Yaya Toure due to his languid running style and eye for goal.

Monk confirmed Sheffield Wednesday’s interest in Dele-Bashiru’s signature earlier this month.

Speaking after their goalless draw with Huddersfield Town, Monk said: “When things are concrete, I will say but he is a player that I know and have seen and they are types that we would like to try and bring in.

“There are discussions going on but it is not at a stage where I can say it is concrete or anything like that but, while we are trying to finish the season, we also need to be mindful of it is highly likely to be a quick turnaround.”

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  • Jones 3 years ago

    CSN and their half-baked journalism…Dele-Bashiru is a Watford player not Man city…he has left man city bruh

    • Aleks 3 years ago

      @Jones, pls check properly before castigating CSN. The article is about Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, not Tom Dele-Bashiru. As already mentioned in the article, Fisayo is Toms younger brother. Both were in Man City before Tom moved to Watford. Fisayo is still in Man City, and according to this article, is about transferring to Sheffield Wednesday.

    • You are the wrong party here he has a junior brother also at man city!

    • Olusegun.B. 3 years ago

      I don’t understand why such wrong details

    • @ Jones,Fisayo Dele-Bashiru is not the same player as Tom Dele-Bashiru,although they are siblings. Ayomiwa(Tom) ,who horned his skills at Manchester City ,now plays for Watford while younger brother Fisayo presently plays for Manchester City.One was born in 1999 ,the other in 2001. One(Tom) was in the Flying Eagles final squad to the last U20 World Cup while the other(Fisayo) was dropped after training with the Paul Aigbogun’s tutored side. So you need to apologize to Complete Sports Nigeria and fellow fans for the bad language you used. Peace!!!

    • Jones 3 years ago

      I was wrong I thought the article was for Tom-Dele Bashiri….I apologize

  • Congratulations to you Fisayo Dele-Bashiru. Not many people know that you also trained with the Flying Eagles before the FIFA U20 World Cup last year alongside your elder brother Tom Dele-Bashiru. In the few friendly games you played for Nigeria U20 ,you dazzled and mesmerized the opposition,only to miss the World Cup proper by whiskers. It gladdens the heart to note that you’re still eligible for the next set of of Flying Eagles for the 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup. Ride on bro.

  • GLORY 3 years ago

    Sure Fisayo was in that FIFA u-20 camp. But Sambisa policy say na any where money dey naim belle face, so no chance for Fisayo, only using Tom as a make it look straight kinda thing.

  • Chairmanfemi 3 years ago

    Fisayo Dele-Bashiru is no more on Sheffield Wednesdays radar. He is now there Certified PLAYER for the upcoming season. He was unveiled as there player today on there Social media handles. Congratulations

    Also, Sheffield Wednesday’s Defender DOMINIC IORFA has been named there Player of The Season. He is a Defender and son of former Nigeria International. Imagine a Defender bagging Player of the Season award amongst Attackers also nominated for the Award. That means he’s got something in him and a Video clip of his Goals and Mouth watering tackles were also posted on the Instagram page. Another good season for the Defender would mean Top Clubs or EPL Clubs demanding his transfer. Casting our nets wide now isn’t a bad idea. Let’s have a Situation whereby we’ll have a pool of Stars to choose from for the 2022 World Cup. So I’ll advise the NFF to approach him now before he becomes the Talk of the town in England. Peace.

    Lastly, @CSN. This ad of “Interwitten” with picture of Big Yak covering the whole page Everytime is kinda annoying. Please you can minimize to the Top corner or in between your news instead of covering the whole page before you can view the main page Everytime. Thanks