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Hamburg weighs up move for Leon Balogun

17 June 2015, 09:10

Abuja - Germany Bundesliga side Hamburg are closely monitoring out of contract Nigerian full back Leon Balogun, with a view of moving for the 26 year old.

Hamburg are desperately seeking defensive reinforcement after narrowly beating relegation via the playoffs and Balogun is reportedly top of their priority list.

Two days ago fresh from helping Nigeria beat Chad, Balogun told newly promoted Bundesliga side Darmstadt that he won't be renewing his deal, which will run out at the end of June.

Also read: NFF hammer may fall on Enyeama

Balogun’s decision came as a surprise to the team who were hoping the former Fortuna Dusseldorf man, will help their campaign in the top flight after playing a pivotal role in helping them secure promotion.

It is widely believed he will join another Bundesliga team but, Darmstadt are however hopeful he might have a change in mind, as they are yet to cancel their contract offer to him. Move 


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