Sadiq Umar, a striker for the Super Eagles, is expected to sign with Real Sociedad for €20 million.

 Super Eagles striker Sadiq Umar set to join Real Sociedad for ?20m from U.D Almeria

Umar Sadiq, a striker for the Super Eagles, is almost done transferring from newly promoted La Liga team U.D. Almeria to Real Sociedad.


According to Italian transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano, the striker from Nigeria is about to finalize a €20 million transfer to Sociedad.

“[Umar] Sadiq to Real Sociedad, done deal as expected. Negotiations are completed around €20m — he will travel soon for medical tests,” Romano stated via a tweet.


He added that the deal to transfer the 25-year-old from Almeria to Sociedad will be signed and concluded later today.


Romano also disclosed that Sadiq is considered the ideal replacement for Alexander Isak at Real Sociedad.


Isak has left a void in Real Sociedad when he joined English club Newcastle United for a record €70m.

Following his departure, the Spanish club identified the Nigeria international to replace Isak at the club.

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