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Salami close to joining Zamalek

19 June 2015, 11:15

Abuja - Super Eagles forward Gbolahan Salami is reportedly close to joining Egypt football powerhouse Zamalek.

Salami who is currently on the books of local team Warri Wolves, scored Nigeria’s first goal in their weekend 2-0 victory over Chad in the 2017 Africa cup of Nations qualifiers.

Nicknamed "Nigeria Balotelli" for his fearsome nature is fighting for his wages with Nigeria teams, notorious for owing players he is rated as one of the best in the league.

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In the past he has failed in his bid to move away from the Nigeria league, the last of which was a failed move to Partizan Belgrade in March.

The 23 year old representatives are already in Egypt trying to thrash out terms on what is reported to be a three year deal.

In 2009 Zamalek failed to sign Salami with a bid but, this time around reports indicates they are close to a transfer for the Ex Shooting Stars, Sunshine Stars, Warri Wolves and Enyimba forward.

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