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RED BULL SALZBURG KEEN ON SHEHU ABDULLAHI

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Just a day after scoring his first top flight goal for Uniao de Madeira, Shehu Abdullahi is reportedly on the wishlist of Austria soccer giant,Red Bull Salzburg.

Red Bull Salzburg are reportedly set to make a winter bid for him to strengthen their team just six months after he joined Uniao de Madeira.

Shehu whose one year deal runs out in June is also willing to move and Uniao de Madeira stand a chance of losing him for free in the summer if they don’t cash on him this winter.

So far he has recovered from a slow start to his career in Europe by starting in his clubs last 10 games before capping it with a goal yesterday against Nacional.

Comfortable as a defensive midfielder or full back he has this season played both full back role for Uniao de Madeira but in the Nigeria national team he plays as a right full back.

The former Sokoto United and Kano Pillars ace have 7 caps for the Nigeria senior national team and played for the U-20’s at the 2013 World Youth Championship.