Highly rated Nigerian right back Muhammed Saleh has started training with Major League Side (MLS) side Toronto FC, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.
Saleh arrived Canada on Sunday and according to the Nigerian intermediary of the Eco FC starlet Vincent Alumona, the 18 year old started training with the B team of the MLS side yesterday as he bids to earn an extended stay at the club.
” He (Saleh) arrived Canada on Sunday. He had his first training session with Toronto II yesterday. We are confident in his abilities. Hopefully he will bag a long term deal”, Alumona told Owngoalnigeria.com.
Saleh was spotted by respected MLS scout Damani Ralph during his scouting trip to Nigeria in December alongside his Belgian partner Stijn Vanlerberghe.
Nicknamed Danilo by his teammates in Nigeria, the full back who loves to join the attack aside his abilities to mark out forwards who are up against him will be hoping to progress through the ranks at the club.