Sporting Lisbon Eye Nigerian Striker Theophilus Solomon As Hamburg Sends Scouts To Croatia As Well


The fine form of HNK Rijeka loanee Theophilus Solomon has caught the attention of more European based side with Sporting Lisbon and Hamburg, the latest side to be interested in him.


Solomon has been one of the driving force of modest side Istra, where he has struck four goals from six games aside picking up several man of the match awards.

His impressive form has also earned him two team of the week nominations from the first six games of the season in Croatia, where he is finally living up to the promise that made Rijeka snap him up as a 16 year old three years old. gathered contact have already been made with Rijeka, for his services by Sporting Lisbon although the Portuguese side are yet to firm up their interest beyond the inquiry they made over his availability.

The biggest interest appears to be from Germany where Hamburg have reportedly sent scouts to watch the 20 year old when Istra take on Rijeka this weekend.


Swansea City have scouted the player this season as well. All attempt to get across to his guardian and close confidant Mohammed Suleiman to confirm the strory proved abortive as his both lines were switched off.