Saturday, November 23, 2013
Eaglets captain, Musa Muhammed To Meet Premier League Clubs
The agent of Musa Muhammed, the skipper of the Nigeria U17 team that won the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup has revealed plans to meet with English clubs interested in the player this week.
The right fullback scored three goals including a well-taken free-kick against defending champions Mexico in the final.
We have received quite a number of offers from representatives of clubs in the English Premier League for Muhammed.
"We would rather not disclose the identities of these clubs now," the player's agent Adam Mohammed told AFP in Abuja on Wednesday.
"But we have some meetings planned for England this week and we will then take it from there," he added.
Speculation centred on Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle United being among the clubs chasing the highly-rated Nigerian youngster.
Several of the country's top stars like Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi from Lazio have used the Nigeria Under-17 team as a springboard to careers in Europe.