5 Super Eagles players who could move during the transfer window

5 Super Eagles players who could move during the transfer window

With the Summer Transfer window set to return fully after the World Cup, some Nigerian players are expected to move to new clubs. brila.net looks at five Nigeria players who could change clubs in the coming days.

Kenneth Omeruo

Kenneth saw himself in the middle of Gernot Rohr’s 3-man defense after the Franco-German tactician opted for a 3-5-2 formation in the World Cup Group D’s clash against Iceland and Argentina.

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Kenneth Omeruo in action vs Iceland for Nigeria at Russia 2018 [Getty Images]

It is also expected that Omeruo will be leaving Chelsea either on another loan spell or a permanent transfer to a club that will see him feature prominently.

Moses Simon

The KAA Gent’s forward narrowly missed out of the Russia 2018 World Cup due to a thigh injury he sustained in the Eagles camp.

Moses Simon

Moses Simon [Image: Getty]

The pacy forward has been rumoured to be a target of English Premier League side, Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp looks set to add depth to his already amazing attacking team. Missing out of the World Cup could be a setback, but we are expecting a move to happen for the winger.

Ahmed Musa

If there is any Nigerian currently waiting to decide his uncertain Leicester City future in this transfer window, it has to be Super Eagles’ pacy winger, Ahmed Musa who was Nigeria’s brightest star at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.


Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring Nigeria’s first goal vs Iceland [Getty Images]

The Leicester forward bagged a brace in the win against Iceland, the victory brought hope into Super Eagles’ World Cup dream but crashed out after losing 2-1 to Le Abiceleste of Argentina.

Several European top clubs such as Galatasaray, Huddersfield, Fulham, Newcastle have been in contact with Musa’s agent for a possible move for the speedy forward.

Williams Troost Ekong

After forming a formidable partnership with new Brighton defender, Leon Balogun at the Super Eagles’ defence, William Troost-Ekong has been a target for French Ligue One side, Lille OSC.

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Williams Troost-Ekong in action for the Super Eagles [Getty Images]

Brila.net reported that Lille was already in talks with Williams’ agent immediately the Super Eagles crashed out of the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup. It is expected that a decision will be made and a deal is sealed in the coming weeks for the light-skinned defender.

Francis Uzoho

The Deportivo La Coruna 19-year-old shot stopper who was the Super Eagles’ first choice Goalkeeper in Russia 2018 World Cup, is currently on the radar of newly promoted La Liga side SD Huesca.

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Francis Uzoho [Getty Images]

Having garnered some more big stage experience in Russia,  Uzoho is likely to make a move to the newly promoted side. Uzoho was returned to Deportivo’s team B over the last season after making two back to back La Liga appearance.

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