Exclusive – Ligue 1 Side Nantes Open Transfer Talks With Club Of Super Eagles Striker Valued At €10m


French Ligue 1 side Nantes are preparing for the French Super Cup game against PSG while also searching for options to boost their striking department following the departure of two senior players at the end of last season.

Malian international Kalifa Coulibaly left following the expiration of his deal at the club same as young French forward Randal Kolo Muani who joined German Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt on a free transfer.

Nantes have taken their search to Czech Republic by targeting 26 year old Nigeria international forward Peter Olayinka of Slavia Prague, OwnGoalNigeria.com can exclusively report.


Preliminary talks have taken place between both teams with the Czech Republic side demanding a whopping €10m as transfer fee for Olayinka who scored 11 goals in 40 games in all competitions last seasons.

His price tag is considered excessive by the French side but they are hoping to beat it down with further talks planned later this week. If the move happens he will be reunited with his close friend and also national team teammate in Moses Simon.

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Simon was Olayinka’s best man when he got married last year and the pair have a very good relationship which dates back to when they first met in the camp of the U20 team of Nigeria. They were later teammates at Belgium side Gent for two years.