Transfer: Jose Mourinho Places Nigeria’s Super Eagle Star Kelechi Iheanacho As His Next Target To Roma ||Orjisblog Media
Roma is deliberating on signing Nigeria Born Footballer Kelechi Iheanacho if they fail to sign Tammy Abraham this summer.
Abraham fell out of favour at Chelsea midway through last season as Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard as head coach and was left out of the squad for May’s Champions League final, despite being fully fit.
Jose Mourinho, who happens to be the new manager of AS Roma; has placed Iheanacho as his next target, Not minding the fact that the Owerri born striker has signed a new three-year contract with Leicester City in April .
Though Roma has already agreed a £34million deal with Chelsea for Abraham, but the 23-year-old England international Footballer has asked for time to think about the offer as he doesn’t want to rush into any new deal.
Abraham, who rejected Nigeria to play for England must now decide if he wants to join the Italian club, who are managed by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.
Even though that Romelu Lukaku’s signing from Inter Milan is set to push Abraham further down the pecking order, but he is not really attracted to the prospect of playing in Roma.
Reports from Italy has indicated that Iheanacho who is equally young and a goalscorer with experience in a major European league would be a good investment for Roma and would not cost more than £40m if they were to bid for him.
Iheanacho meanwhile is reportedly settled in England and has no New intentions of switching to Italy unless he is pushed out of the club by the club.