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Ex AC Milan youth team player Henty Ezekiel who is on the verge of completing a move to Russia side Lokomotive Moscow have set a new transfer record in Slovenia club football history.

22 year old Henty who moved to Olimpija Ljublana on a permanent transfer this summer after spending last season on loan is rated as one of the best emerging striker in the league with 8 goals so far to his name.

Russia side Lokomotive Moscow viewed him as a replacement for Oumar Niasse who was recently sold to English premiership side Everton and they will be hoping the Nigerian live up to their expectations.

Although president of the team Milan Madanric refused to reveal the true worth of his transfer, Juhure Bohoric the editor of www.ekipa24.si told owngoalnigeria.com via email that the deal is worth €5.5million.

According to Bohoric the fee is a record sale in terms of transfer in Slovenia clubs football history making it the second time a Nigerian is breaking the transfer record in Slovenia in less than a month.

Earlier in the window Blessing Eleke moved from Gorica to Olympija Ljublana for a reported €800,000 which is a record transfer between domestic clubs in Slovenia.