EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria Close In On Everton Target Lookman To Dump England For Super Eagles

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Owngoalnigeria.com understands that English born Nigerian forward Ademola Lookman is among the players coach of the Nigeria national team Gernot Rohr is planning to meet in England.

Already close family friends of the Charlton Athletic highly rated teen have been sounded out over Rohr’s visit, a sign of how well he is highly regarded by the coach of the Nigerian team.

Lookman heavily linked with a January move to Everton has represented England at various youth levels but he is still eligible for Nigeria as he is yet to play for England at senior level.

Highly rated and generally regarded as one of the finest prospect in English football, England are expected to put up a firm resistance to Nigeria luring the forward.

This season the 18 year old has found the back of the net four times from 18 games this season in the League One, one goal shy of his last season total of five in 24 games for the Addicks before they were relegated from the Championship.