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EXCLUSIVE: SOLOMON SHUNS HADJUK, HAPOEL RANANA, SIGNS EXTENSION WITH RIJEKA

Theophilus Solomon has signed a two year contract extension with Croatia first division side HNK Rijeka less than 24 hours after his guardian Mohammed Suleiman said he is certain to leave the team.

Solomon we gathered shunned interest from Hadjuk Split and Hapoel Ranana to activate an automatic two year contract inserted into his initial two year deal with the Europa League side after a meeting with the management of the team this morning.

However his contract extension just like his first two year deal was signed without the consent of his legal guardian Mohammed Suleiman and his agent Jairo Pachon.

The 20 year old spent last season with second division side Sibenik scoring 14 goals and also got voted into the team of the season in the division even though Sibenik blew away a 10 points lead to miss out on promotion to the first division.

Owngoalnigeria.com tried to get a confirmation from his guardian and agent but none was forthcoming with an explanation regarding the sudden change of mind of Solomon once dubbed the Nigerian Ronaldo.

*Rasheed Michael