The race to sign hot in demand AS Trencin Nigerian forward Hillary Gong has been won by Belgium side Anderlecht, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal.
Gent were initially in the driving seat to sign the 19 year old who has 11 goals and 10 assists in all competitions this season from a total of 33 games in his second season at AS Trencin.
The GBS Academy graduate is rated as the most technical player in the Slovakian top divison with many comparing him to former Nigerian winger Finidi George.
Anderlecht are believed to have moved a step closer to clinching him with a bid a little over €1m and details of his transfer which will happen in the summer is presently been thrashed out by both clubs.
A late interest from an unnamed German Bundesliga team was turned down by the Slovakian side clearing the path for Anderlecht to snap up the winger with sources close to the player revealing that a five year deal is on the cards for the forward.