—Super Eagles Midfielder Confirms Roma Talks
By Johnny Edward:
Turkish side Eskişehirspor have slapped a €3 million price tag on their Nigerian midfielder Raheem Lawal if he is to force through a move away from the club, completesportsigeria.com can report.
The 26-year-old player's representatives are reportedly in advanced talks with several clubs, with Sivasspor and AS Roma the notable ones. Lawal is keen to leave the club but coach Sergen Yalcin has demanded that prospective clubs pay up €3m for the player who has one year left on his current deal.
"He has made important contributions to the club since he joined but if he decides to leave we will let him on our own terms because he has a contract," Yalcin told Turkish daily Fanatik.
Meanwhile the midfielder who is currently holidaying in Lagos has told completesportsnigeria.com for the umpteenth time that he will leave the club.
He also confirmed completesportsnigeria.com reports of his links to AS Roma. He said: "There was a meeting with the Italian side but it doesn’t end there. I’m confident of a move this summer.
"There are some clubs that want me but they must meet the valuation of Eskişehirspor.”