African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Leganes in pole position to land Omeruo on loan


Leganes in pole position to sign Omeruo


Kenneth Omeruo could be playing in LaLiga next season, with Leganes and Real Valladolid leading the race to sign the Chelsea defender on loan, according to AS.

The 24-year-old who spent last season on loan at Kasimpasa is interesting several European clubs including Goztepe, Bursaspor, Besiktas amongst others.

The Nigerian defender is yet to play a competitive game for Chelsea since his arrival from Standard Liege in 2014.


Ziyech still opened to Ajax exit


Ajax are still offering Morocco international Hakim Ziyech the chance to leave the club before the European transfer deadline, reports Calciomercato .

Due to Sevilla’s €35 million demands for Steven N’Zonzi, Roma are set to consider their options and might turn to the Atlas Lions midfielder who has a rather lower price.

Ziyech was on parade for Ajax in their league opener against Heracles on Saturday and provided an assist for De Ligt’s equaliser in an encounter that ended 1-1.


Balde arrives for Inter medical


Keita Balde has arrived in Milan and will have his medical with Inter on Monday, according to Gianluca Di Marzio .

The Nerazzurri have agreed to loan the Senegal international for €5m and make the move permanent at the end of the season for €34m.

Keita only left the Italian top-flight a year ago from Lazio and has agreed a five-year contract already with Luciano Spalleti’s side.


Acquah snubs Parma, Udinese for Empoli


Torino midfielder Afriyie Acquah is ‘very close’ to signing for newly promoted Serie A side Empoli, according to Toro.it.

The Ghana international is set to sign a three-year contract with the option of a further year in a deal that worth €2.5 million.


Aina nears Torino loan


Ola Aina is close to joining Torino on loan from Chelsea after both clubs reached an agreement on Sunday, reports Sky Italia

The Super Eagles defender is expected to have his medical tomorrow after arriving at the Caselle Airport in Turin this afternoon. 

The Bulls also have the option to buy Aina for €8 million at the end of the season.


Middlesbrough hopeful on Bolasie


Championship club Middlesbrough are eyeing a loan deal for out-of-favour Everton winger Yannick Bolasie, claims Mirror .

The DR Congo international was reportedly close to joining Burnley temporarily on the transfer deadline day only for the Toffees to opt out.

Bolasie was not listed in Everton’s 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday which clearly indicates that he is not part of Marco Silva’s plans.


Chievo confirm Obi signing


Chievo have confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Joel Obi from league rival Torino.

Obi joins the Stadio Bentegodi outfit on a three-year contract with the option of an additional year.


Nwakaeme arrives for Trabzonspor deal


Hapoel Beer Sheva forward Anthony Nwakaeme has been spotted at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport ahead of a proposed move to Trabzonspor.

Few hours after helping his team earn a 2-2 draw in Thursday’s Europa League game, the Nigerian forward could team up with compatriot Ogenyi Onazi in the Turkish Super Lig club.

The 29-year-old helped the Camels to a second successive Isreali top-flight title last season with 


Lookman unlikely to return to RB Leipzig


RB Leipzig head coach Ralf Rangnick believes it is unlikely that Ademola Lookman will return to the club from Everton

Lookman spent the second half of last season on loan with the Bundesliga outfit, making 11 appearances and contributing five goals but the Bulls have ruled out a £30m move for Anglo-Nigerian.

Read more HERE .


Malaga sign Ndiaye on loan


Malaga have snapped up Alfred N’Diaye on a season-long loan from Villarreal.

More to follow…


Olunga moves to J-League 


Kenya international Michael Olunga has sealed a permanent switch from Chinese Super League outfit Guizhou Zhicheng to Japan’s Kashiwa Reysol.

The towering striker who played for Girona last season penned a three-year deal worth about £2.3m [Sh300m].

Read more HERE

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Fenerbahce in talks for Diouf loan


Stoke City forward Mame Biram Diouf is set to leave to leave the club, with Fenerbahce keen to bring the striker in on a season-long loan deal, AMK reports [via Sport Witness ].

The 30-year-old is keen on leaving the bet365 Stadium following their relegation to the Championship.

The Senegalese attacker was an unused substitute for the Potters in their 3-1 league defeat to Leeds United last Saturday and seems to be excluded from Gary Rowett’s plans for the season.

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