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Nigerian striker, Umar Sadiq, has finally commented on reports which have linked him with English Premier League giants, Manchester United, expressing delight at the prospect of joining the 13-times English champions. Sadiq who has scored 17 times and assisted 16 goals in all competitions for Serbian giants, FK Partizan this season, has been a subject of transfer rumours linking him to top European clubs including the three-time UEFA Champions League winners.
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“It’s a big compliment for me as a player, but believe me, nothing is accidental. In Partizan, we work thoroughly before every game and not only when we talk about tactics and video analysis, but also about the human relationship. Whether it is Chief Milosevic or someone else from the expert staff, they are always there for us. Partizan helped me a lot in my career, I found my way and now I just follow what they ask of me. I think this is just the beginning of my success, and the motivation is there.” Sadiq Umar
Sadiq who was part of the FK Partizan side that were eliminated by Manchester United in the Europa League this season said he believes United who are highly interested in securing his services were shocked by their display against them in the first leg of their encounter in Serbia.
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“As for Manchester United, I think that they were surprised by our game in Belgrade and that is why they played the best team during the visit, which was not the case afterwards. That speaks enough about respect for Partizan.” Sadiq
Sadiq, 23, was part of the bronze-winning Rio 2016 Olympics Nigeria U-23 18-man squad, appearing in all of Nigeria’s six games, and scoring four times in the process, including a brace in the third-place match against Honduras. Source: African Football Featured Image Source: Brila
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This article was first published on 18th June 2020


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