European Club Threatens Legal Action Against Super Eagles Star as Bitter Reason Emerges

European Club Threatens Legal Action Against Super Eagles Star as Bitter Reason Emerges

Ibitoye Shittu
  • Spanish side SD Huesca are preparing to sue Nigerian midfielder Kelechi Nwakali over the comments he made
  • The club explained that they wouldn't allow their reputation to be dragged into the mud following Nwakali's statement
  • Kelechi Nwakali disclosed that he was sacked by the club because of his decision to play for Nigeria at AFCON 2021

People in charge of Spanish second division club SD Huesca have threatened to go into legal war with Super Eagles midfielder Kelechi Nwakali over the comments he made.

Recently, SD Huesca announced the termination of Kelechi Nwakali's contract with the club wishing the Nigerian player good luck in his football career.

But the announcement did not go down well with Kelechi Nwakali, who fired back at SD Huesca chiefs claiming that they sacked him because he went to the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon with Nigeria.

Kelechi Nwakali, Super Eagles, SD Huesca
SD Huesca is ready to sue Nigerian striker Kelechi Nwakali over comments. Photo by David S. Bustamante
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Kelechi Nwakali particularly pointed an accusing finger at SD Huesca sporting director Garcia claiming that the football chief had vowed not to allow him to play for the club again.

According to the report on Punch, SD Huesca made it clear that they are ready to protect their reputation and will take legal action against Kelechi Nwakali.

SD Huesca's reaction to Kelechi Nwakali's statement

''In view of the seriousness of certain statements referred to in his notice, this club reserves for itself the right to take the appropriate legal action to defend its rights to protect their legitimate interests.”

Osimhen's agent responds to speculation on Premier League move, clears the air

Earlier, Sports Brief had Roberto Calenda who is the agent of Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen dismissed reports linking the Nigerian star with a move to the Premier League claiming his client is fine at Napoli.

Victor Osimhen has been impressive this season for Napoli as the Nigerian and his teammates are in the race for the Serie A title even though they are currently occupying second position on the table.

Premier League clubs like Newcastle United, Manchester United and Watford are all said to be monitoring Victor Osimhen and would move for the Nigerian striker in the summer.

Roberto Calenda made it clear that Victor Osimhen's target is to continue scoring for Napoli and he is not worried about speculation.

Calenda added that Napoli coach Spalletti has helped Victor Osimhen since he got to the club and the Nigerian is ready to pay him back with goals.