Sadiq Umar in a match with UD Almería

UMAR SADIQ, A 'SHOT' FOR 20 'KILOS'

La Real will sign one of the great revelations of LaLiga to replace Isak

Published:31/08/2022 - 01:48h

Updated:31/08/2022 - 01:48h

Umar Sadiq has been one of the great surprises at the start of LaLiga 2022-23. The Nigerian has scored two goals in three days with Almería and is very close to signing for Real Sociedad

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The Real Sociedad has to 'shot' the relief of Aleksander Isak in the leading 'txuri-urdin'. The ones of Imanol Bailiff are very near of fichar to Umar Sadiq, forward of the Almería that has surprised gratamente in the beginning of LaLiga with his goals to the Elche and to the Seville in the last two days. The Almería asked 30 million euros by the Nigerian, but everything aims to that the agreement will close by 20 'kilos' more variable.

In this sense, the director of football of the Real, Roberto Olabe, considers that the arrival of Álex Sorloth is not sufficient to cover the contribution goleador that left to go with the course of Isak to the Newcastle and the '9' Nigerian adjusts to the profile that looks for the technical Bailiff. Sadiq Has converted 43 goals and 19 assistances in 84 parties with the Almería and has showed conditions in the start suspender belt to give the jump to a more powerful club.

To his 25 years, the one of Kaduna great a wide experience in the European football. NAC Breda, Peruggia, Spezia and Partizán of Belgrade were the clubs where, for the moment, had greater leadership, although it also had fleeting steps by Torino, ACE Rome, Bolonia and Glaswow Rangers. The Almería paid 9 million euros by Sadiq in 2020 and his contribution was key to attain the promotion the past campaign, with 18 goals and 12 assistances in LaLiga SmartBank.

The Tuesday, Roberto Olabe travelled to Almería beside his right hand, Erik Bretos, to gather with the sportive director of the 'rojiblancos', Mohamed The Assy. In principle, the agreement is fact and the Nigerian will be player of the Real until June of 2026, waiting for that the leading pass the medical recognition the Tuesday in San Sebastián. For the ones of Rubi, this will be a sensitive drop, very difficult of suplir to these heights of market.

The Real will attain fichar to the forward that wanted Imanol

With the signing of Sadiq, the managerial 'txuri-urdin' attain fichar to the forward that had asked Imanol Bailiff from beginnings of the pre-season. Conscious of the possibility to lose to Isak, the trainer 'blanquiazul' insisted to the club in going to by the player of 25 years, the one who also was pretended by several clubs of the Bundesliga during the month of August. Like this, Umar will have his first big opportunity in a club that this season will contest the UEFA Europe League.

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