The manager of Roma Luciano Spalleti has praised the quality of teen Nigerian full back Nura Abdullahi, whose path to the first team has been slowed down by issues outside football.
Spalleti who isn’t entirely convinced by the performance of Bruno Perez and the injury to Allesandro Perez means Nura could make the right back slot of the team his own by next month.
We gathered a tentative date of December 10th has been set as his integration day to the first team, while his debut could come in the game against Palermo barring any setback.
” His speed is impressive, he is like a breath of fresh air, so quick off the ground and very technical with the ball” Spalleti said of the 19 year old Nigerian.
Last season he underwent minor surgery to cure a minor heart defect, before picking up an injury that ruled him out for the rest of the season on his return from the surgery.
Scouted by Barcelona after an impressive performance in the UEFA Youth League against the B team of the Catalan giants, he has worked his way back to full fitness after over coming the many demons that have slowed him down.