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Celta Vigo and Al Hilal in a bidding war for Caleb Ekuban Featured

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The ltalian-born Ghanaian forward is currently a subject of a bidding war between the La Liga outfit and the Arabian heavyweight in the ongoing transfer window 

Spanish side Celta Vigo and Saudi Arabia giants Al Hilal have both tabled an offer for the signature of Ghana international Caleb Ekuban.

Kickgh.com can reveal that Trabzonspor have received offers of four and five million euros respectively from Hilal and Celta Vigo over the services of the 26-year-old sharpshooter.

Our outfit understands that the future of the former Leeds United forward is going to be decided by the yet to be appointed new head coach of Trabzonspor for the upcoming football season.

It is believe that Ekuban will fancy a move to Celta Vigo and that places them in pole position of landing the former Chievo Verona marksman this summer.

However, the asking price of Trabzonspor over their prized asset is around €7m and admirers have to cough up this amount before they can prise him away this summer.

Aside Al Hilal and Celta Vigo, Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic are also in the running for his signature in the ongoing transfer window.

Having spent three months on the sidelines due to injury, the forward bounced back strongly and managed 22 league games by scoring 5 goals and providing 6 assists for the Black Sea Storm outfit in the just-ended season.

Ekuban's running contract with Trabzonspor will expire in June 2022 and his market value has been pegged at €3.4m as per transfermarket.

The ltalian-born Ghanaian forward has capped four times for Ghana with two goals to his credit having made his debut on March 23, 2019. 

By Hassan Alhassan

 

 

 

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