Nigerian Singer Crayon Reveals How Corrupt Agents Denied Him the Chance To Join Man Utd

Nigerian Singer Crayon Reveals How Corrupt Agents Denied Him the Chance To Join Man Utd

  • Nigerian singer Crayon has claimed that he was supposed to join Manchester United in 2012/13 season
  • Crayon stated clearly that he passed the screening conducted in Surulere, Lagos with expectation that he would be going to Old Trafford
  • The musician added that he was later replaced with another player because he had no money to give agents

Nigerian musician Crayon has explained that he was close to joining Premier League side Manchester United before corrupt agents denied him the chance.

Crayon is a fast rising Nigerian musician who has one of the biggest songs now titled Ijo Laba Laba and he is under Mavin records owned by Don Jazzy.

But before venturing into music, the 22-year-old was playing football on the streets of Lagos before he got the chance to be screened in a tournament.

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Manchester United coach Erik Hag answering questions from media. Photo by John Peters
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According to video interview spotted on Twitter, Crayon made it clear that he passed the screening exercise and he was supposed to move to Manchester United.

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Crayon's reaction about missing the chance to join Man United

"I went for a screening in so many places. I was super close to joining Manchester United in 2012-13. I came to Surulere for a football screening and then it was Ikpeba and a lot of ex-Super Eagles players.
''I got picked and then they just substituted me for somebody else because I didn't have like money or something.''

Crayon also explained that there are many players who are in the Super Eagles who had to pay before they were picked to represent the three-time African champions.

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