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Portuguese side SC Vila Real have puled a major transfer coup snapping up highly rated and sought after Nigeria forward Rabiu Ali.

Ali who is nicknamed “Nigeria Suarez” is already proving his worth for the third division team scoring in his last two friendly games for the 5th placed Vila Real.

The nickname “Nigeria Suarez” was given to him by admirers in Kaduna because of his similar style of play to the Uruguayan Barcelona super star and the 18 year old forward formerly of Clique FC of Kaduna is already turning heads in Portugal with his performances.

Predominantly a right footed player but he loves to cut in from the right with his pace,dribbling skills and near perfect finishing when presented with a goal scoring chance.

Faisal Abdullahi the owner of Clique FC have already tip the youngster to secure a big move away from the third division team in six months time.

“He might be starting off small but i am confident in six months time with his qualities and abilities top division teams will be scrambling for his signature’ He told owngoalnigeria.com.