Coach of Football Academy Abuja, Lawal Ahmed says teen sensation Theophilus Awua has joined Serie A side Inter-Milan on a one year deal from Italian Serie B side Spezia.
The coach made this known in a short conversation with Owngoalnigeria.com, after reports by Sky Sports Italia that the 18 year old midfielder is on the brink of a deal to join the Nerazzuri.
” He is already in Milan. He left Spezia yesterday for medicals. He will join Inter Milan on a year long loan deal but Inter will have the first option of buying him permanently by nextt summer” He told Owngoalnigeria.com.
The hardworking midfielder, who can also play in a more advanced role only recently joined Serie B side Spezia from Football Academy Abuja but has now been loaned out to Inter-Milan where he will start with their Primavera side.
Ahmed Lawal refused to reveal the financial terms of the loan deal but Sky Sports Italia says the loan will cost Inter-Milan €250,000 while a fee close to 2 million euros has been agreed for his outright transfer if he impresses during his loan spell.
Awua was among the five players picked by Serie A giants Roma after the team beat Real Madrid in a youth tournament in Croatia where they emerged champions.