Lagos - Nigeria U17 international Kingsley Michael is being
linked with a move to the English Premier League, with Manchester City among
the clubs interested in snapping him up from nursery team, Football College
On a personal level, the midfielder's father, Dogo Michael,
has stated that he would prefer a move to Manchester City though West Ham and Chelsea
are exploring ways of signing him.
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''Manchester City have directly approached me, I hear West
Ham and Chelsea are also interested. I want a big move for him, I would prefer
Manchester City,” Dogo Michael said.
''I have seen the Manchester City representative on ground,
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. We will continue discussions with
The Benue State native has revealed that he wanted Kingsley
Michael to be a soldier, but always knew he was destined for great things as he
was compared to Nwankwo Kanu and Emmanuel Amuneke while in primary school.
''At the start, I never wanted him to play football, I
wanted him to go to the Academy and become a military man.
''But when he was in primary school, they always tipped him
to become as successful as Nwankwo Kanu and Emmanuel Amuneke.
''I am happy he scored against a great country like Brazil
at the World Cup. He has chosen football as his career, I and the whole family
wish him the best,'' Dogo added.For
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