Tuesday Sep 13, 2016. 08:26
Promising Nigerian midfielder Ipalibo Jack, who is widely compared to Manchester City star Yaya Toure, has signed a three-year contract with Spanish La Liga club Villarreal.
Jack, from Diamond Academy of Umuahia, joined up after successful trials, according to general manager Prince Okechukwu Apugo.
Diamond Academy have recently shipped out Kelechi Nwakali to Arsenal and Samuel Chukwueze to FC Porto.
“Jack is strong, uses both feet and a lively midfielder, similar to Yaya Toure,” remarked Apugo.
“It’s great he has already got going in Europe with Villarreal.”