Premier League Side Tottenham Eye Mega Million Move For Top Nigerian Star

Premier League Side Tottenham Eye Mega Million Move For Top Nigerian Star

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:08 PM

Tottenham who are Premier League giants are reportedly interested in the signing of Nigerian defender Destiny Udogie and have established talks with his club Udinese.

Destiny Udogie who is a 19-year-old left-back rose into prominence last season when he impressed for Udinese and that has made him a target for the Premier League side.

He was in brilliant form last season for Udinese netting five goals in 35 games and also providing three assists as a defender which was awesome.

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Premier League side Tottenham eye move for Nigerian defender Destiny Udogie. Photo by Francesco Pecoraro
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According to the report on Sky Sport, Tottenham are working on a deal for Udogie and they could agree to pay Udinese around €25m, including add-ons, for him.

Also, Spurs are willing to leave the full back in Italy for another year, allowing him to continue his development in Serie A.

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When will Destiny Udogie's contract with Udinese be ending?

Destiny Udogie has a contract with Udinese until the year 2026 and Tottenham are ready to sign him and also leave him in Italy for another year for him to develop.

Former Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr Cries Out to NFF Over Outstanding N157m Salary

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, told the Nigeria Football Federation to pay him his outstanding salary.

The Franco-German tactician urged the football house to pay him with interest along with the current dollar rate following their delay in making the payment.

Gernot Rohr lost his position as the Super Eagles coach in December 2021, just a month before the African Cup of Nations was held in Cameroon.

Those in charge of the Nigerian football body claimed that Gernot Rohr lost control of the dressing room, and that was why they had to let him leave.

Rohr was said to have reported to the NFF to FIFA that they have not been paying him which the football body then ruled that he must be paid.

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