Nigeria players transfer news and rumours: Chuba Akpom set to leave Ajax

If you're searching for Nigeria players transfer news and rumours, look no further, we've got you covered.

From Teslim Balogun to Rashidi Yekini to Jay Jay Okocha to Victor Osimhen, many talented Nigerians have played in every continent across the world.

Some of these players were highly sought-after, with some of the biggest clubs in the World competing for their services.

We'll provide all the info you need in this article, which will be updated regularly.

Nigeria players transfer news and rumours

Ajax willing to part ways with Chuba Akpom this summer

Although Chuba Akpom made the switch from Middlesbrough to Ajax just last summer, the Eredivisie giants are thinking about offloading the former Arsenal player.

Akpom has scored 10 times since he joined Ajax, he's reportedly targeted by Luton and Everton.

Nigeria players transfer news Chuba Akpom
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Southampton will only part ways without Paul Onuachu for ₦19.6b

Championship outfit Southampton have set a €12m (₦19.5b) asking price for Super Eagles forward Paul Onuachu.

The 29-year-old, who is currently on loan at Trabzonspor, will return to the Saints at the end of this season.

Onuachu joined Southampton in January last year for €18m, but has struggled to find his feet in England.

Trabzonspor are reportedly eyeing a €10m deal for the AFCON 2024 silver medalist at the end of his loan spell.

PSG to offer ₦194b for Osimhen

Paris Saint-Germain are gearing up to make a substantial offer for Victor Osimhen, who is also linked with Chelsea.

According to Football Italia, PSG will table a €120m bid (equivalent to approximately ₦194 billion in Nigerian currency) for the Super Eagles striker as a replacement for Kylian Mbappe.

Reportedly, Victor Osimhen has a release clause ranging from €120m to €130m, which any interested club must activate to secure his signature in the upcoming transfer window.

Osimhen will have big boots to follow as Mbappe has scored 242 goals in 289 PSG appearances.

Nwabali sure to leave Chippa United

Stanley Nwabali's agent has confirmed he is set to leave Chippa United, with interest from Europe and Saudi Araba in the Super Eagles goalkeeper.

Mohammed Nawal, the player's representative, dismissed rumours of a move to Kaizer Chiefs, though.

Arsenal set to compete with Chelsea in pursuit of Victor Osimhen

Arsenal will consider making a move for Victor Osimhen when the summer transfer window rolls around.

Even though the Napoli forward extended his contract a couple of months ago, he has expressed his desire to leave the Partenopei at the end of the season.

While Chelsea are leading the race for Osimhen's signature, they'll have to compete with London rivals Arsenal.

Nigeria players transfer news: Victor Osimhen
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Juventus set their sights on Ademola Lookman

Serie A giants Juventus are reportedly keeping tabs on Super Eagles player Ademola Lookman.

The Atalanta player has impressed at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON 2024), scoring three times in the knockout stages.

The Bianconeri believe Atalanta are a selling club, so they are prepared to make a move for Lookman during the Summer transfer window.

Chelsea eyeing Boniface as possible Osimhen alternative

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen has been linked with a possible move to Chelsea for a few months now, as the Premier League giants have been keeping tabs on the Napoli forward due to his stellar performances in the Serie A.

However, Osimhen signed a new contract with Napoli a couple of months ago, and it seems his wage demands may be too high for The Blues.

On that note, Chelsea will likely turn to Osimhen's Super Eagles teammate Victor Boniface this summer.

The 23-year-old has 16 goals and six assists for Bayer Leverkusen this season. He's currently sidelined with a injury, and is expected to return to action in April.

Nigeria players transfer news: Victor Boniface
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Asisat Oshoala to join NWSL club

Super Falcons player Asisat Oshoala made the trip to the USA in order to undergo her medicals with a National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side.

The 29-year-old scored 107 times in 149 games for Barcelona over the last five years, she's expected to join Bay FC for a reported transfer fee of €150,000.

Bay FC will kick off their 2024 campaign in the NWSL as an expansion team.

Chippa United puts a £2m price tag on Stanley Nwabali

Due to his stellar performances for the Super Eagles at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations, some teams have shown interest in signing Chippa United shot-stopper Nwabali.

However, the South African club has set a £2m price tag on the 27-year-old player.

It is understood that Belgian outfit Union St Gilloise are leading the race to land Nwabali.

Premier League sides keeping tabs on Frank Onyeka

A few teams in England's top flight are reportedly keen on signing Nigeria's Frank Onyeka.

The Brentford player is currently away on international duty, as he represents the Super Eagles at AFCON.

Everton, Fulham and Fiorentina are amongst the clubs vying for Onyeka's signature, he joined Brentford for €10m in 2021.

West Ham, others to pursue Victor Boniface in the summer

A few teams from Europe's top 5 leagues are expected to pursue Nigeria's Victor Boniface this summer.

The 23-year-old has been in sensational form for Bayer Leverkusen this season, and is currently one of the top scorers in the Bundesliga.

Boniface is currently sidelined with a muscle and tendon injury, which is likely the reason why potential suitors are holding off until the summer transfer window.

Club Brugge unwilling to sell Raphael Onyedika

Our next Nigeria players transfer news is centred on Raphael Onyedika, who currently plies his trade with Belgian First Division A side Club Brugge.

A couple of teams have shown interest in the 22-year-old, with AC Milan and Galatasaray being at the top of that list.

However, Club Brugge have made it clear that they have no intention of parting ways with Onyedika anytime soon.

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