Nigeria’s Umar Sadiq set for switch to Torino

Nigeria’s Umar Sadiq set for switch to Torino
Umar Sadiq

by Graeme Jackson

Tuesday Aug 15, 2017. 11:00

Torino are on the verge of signing Roma’s Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq on loan, with a view to signing permanently.

According to respected Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the 20-year-old will head to Torino on a season-long loan, with the club having the option to buy him outright in 2018 for a fee of €6m.

However, Roma have inserted a buy-back clause in the contract, allowing them to reclaim the Nigerian for €8m.

Sadiq is expected to undergo a medical on Tuesday, before completing the switch to Toro.

The Nigerian U-23 international has also represented Spezia and Bologna in his senior club career.

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