Imoh Ezekiel lack of game time at Belgium side Anderlecht has sparked a war of words between his parent owners Al-Arabi of the UAE and hiss present loan side.
Coach of Al-Arabi Gianfranco Zola started the war of words when by openly voicing out his frustrations at the lack of game time the Nigerian is getting at Anderlecht although he suggested Ezekiel should share part of the blame regarding his lack of game time.
Anderlecht responded through their communication officer David Steengen who absolved the Nigerian of any blame in his lack of game time insisting the 22 year old is acting like a role model professional in training and in games despite his lack of game time.
Ezekiel joined Anderlecht in the summer on loan from Qatari side Al-Arabi with reports suggesting if by anyway his market value drops during his time with Anderlecht, Al-Arabi will be paid some sort of compensation and it appears that might be the case as he has just 1 goal from the 17 games he has played for Anderlecht from a possible 26 games.
Last season while on loan to another Belgian side Standard Liege, Ezekiel scored six times from 13 games in the six months he spent with the team he rejoined just six months after moving to Qatar, a move that shocked the football world as he was back then courted by lot of teams around Europe.