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Swedish Giants Helsingborg Snap Up Former Flying Eagles Midfielder

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Former Nigeria Under-20s midfielder Monday Samuel has joined Swedish giants Helsingborgs IF on a one year,six months deal, the club have announced.

He was signed from fellow Swedish side Ostersund FK, his second club in Sweden after a one year spell with Angelholms FF. Already he has made five league appearances this season.

Samuel becomes the third signing of coach Henrik Larsson this summer, with the Nigerian expected to bolster the depth and quality of the team in the middle.

Larssson, the former Barcelona and Manchester United forward, who manages the team described the Nigerian as an exciting midfielder with fine range of passes, who will improve the quality of Helsingborg’s midfield.

22 year old Samuel trained with the coach John Obuh Under-20s of 2013, while he was a trainee at Portuguese giants Benfica, but failed to make the squad to the tournament in Turkey.