Exclusive – Perugia To Unveil Nura Abdullahi Today After Securing Him On Loan From Roma


Italian Serie B side Perugia will unveil their loan signing from Serie A side Roma later today, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.


Nura arrived Perugia yesterday and a medical is scheduled for today before he will be unveiled to the fans of the club, and he will go straight into their squad for their weekend game against ‎Cittadella.

Perugia beat off competition from fellow Serie B side Spezia, who were also interested in signing the 20 year old who they sold to Roma three years ago, however Roma decided that a move to Perugia will be more beneficial to the full back.

His stay at Roma has been blighted by injuries and also a surgery he underwent to cure a not too severe heart problem, which cost him a move to Spanish LaLiga side Barcelona.

Roma recently extended his stay till the summer of 2022 even though he is yet to play a single minute of first team football since his move to the club. A sign of how well he is highly rated at the club.

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Coach of Roma Eusebio Di Francesco confirmed that the Nigerian will benefit from playing on loan as it will help him get the games he need to return back to full fitness.

Osas Mahawi