What will become of 2.5 million Euros-a-year Aaron Samuel?

What will become of 2.5 million Euros-a-year Aaron Samuel?
Aaron Samuel

by Staff Reporter

Friday Jun 17, 2016. 10:00

Aaron Samuel, who earns 2.5 million Euros a year, is now facing an uncertain future as he recuperates from the knee operation, which will keep him out till next year.

The Nigeria international striker suffered a knee injury while playing for CSKA Moscow in the Russia cup final against Zenit St. Petersburg and while he has undergone a successful surgery, it remains unclear what the future holds for him, according to his agent Atta Aneke.

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"We actually don't know right now because we're just focusing on him getting well," Aneke told AfricanFootball.com

"As you know, it's going to take between six and eight months which is a long time, so we simply just wait for him to recover well.

"After that, we will make a decision if he'll stay or if he'll leave, but eight months from now is quite a long time.”

The 22-year-old Samuel was on loan from Chinese club Guangzhou R&F and was expected to have been offered a three-year deal by CSKA, but all that will now wait until he fully recovers.

By Chris Oguguo

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