EXCLUSIVE: Why La-Liga Side Granada Deferred Plans To Sign Nigerian Forward Theophilus Solomon In January


Owngoalnigeria.com has in it position a leaked e-mail conversation between an intermediary mandated to secure a transfer for hot in demand Nigerian forward Theophilus Solomon and Spanish side Granada.

Solomon who has six goals for modest side Istra, where he is on loan from table toppers HNK Rijeka is keen on leaving Croatia this summer, Granada are one among the many clubs that showed genuine interest in his services.

However per the mail sent to his representative, the Spanish side will not be making a move for him in the January transfer window, due to their precarious position on the league table in Spain.

They said, they will however keep a close watch on the 20 year old forward in view of signing him in the summer, based on their final standings on the log table.

It means Belgian side Standard Liege and Portuguese side Sporting Lisbon are now fully in the driving seat to sign the coveted forward who has 30 professional goals, including a hattrick in each of the season he has played as a professional footballer.