[6], Adekanye moved to Italian club Lazio on 3 July 2019. The club released on their official website that: "The SS Lazio announces that it has signed and filed an employment contract with the footballer Habeeb Omobolaji Adekanye.". [8] He made his Serie A debut on 29 September 2019 against Genoa. Bobby Adekanye, 21, from Netherlands SS Lazio, since 2019 Right Winger Market value: $880Th. For using this site, please activate JavaScript. Minguella Football ... Former International: The forward said: "I expected that I would get a chance at Liverpool sooner. Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool have won the race to seal a deal for Dutch youngster Sepp van den Berg in the coming days. Liverpool winger Bobby Adekanye is reportedly weighing up options to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria. READ ALSO: Yaya Toure, former Barcelona and Man City star Chinese side Qingdao Huanghai. The report says that Adekanye has not been approached by any member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) but will consider a possible invitation for Nigeria’s U-23 team for the 2020 Olympic Games football event like Flying Eagles . He plays as a left winger. Main position : Last update : Adekanye to leave Liverpool: "Don't trust this anymore" – Interest from Italy & Co. Adekanye was born in Ibadan to Adekanye was born in Ibadan Nigeria but has not featured for the national team at youth or senior level. Several players of Nigerian descent such as Everton’s Ademola Lookman and Bobby's Liverpool teammate Sheyi Ojo. [7] Adekanye made his debut for Lazio on 19 September 2019 in the UEFA Europa League against CFR Cluj. He scored three goals and two assists for the Merseyside's team B last season but failed to play for Jurgen Klopp's side during his two year reign at Anfield. "Sabi"   clique, By clicking again you agree to our Omobolaji ‘Bobby’ Adekanye was born on February 14, 1999 in the popular city in South West Nigeria.. Adekanye was one of six youth players barred from playing again for Barcelona by FIFA. Date of birth/Age: According to a report by , the Liverpool youth product is already considering switching his international allegiance. privacy policy and European users agree to data transfer policy. Minguella Football ... Former International: Before I came, we talked about it. He moved away from Anfield after failing to get first team action at Liverpool Although, Liverpool were said to have offered Bobby Adekanye a new deal but the striker turned down the offer for first team football away from Anfield. Feb 14, 1999 (21), Place of birth: You have successfully subscribed to receive our newsletter pulse.ng, Don't miss a thing, get the latest updates to fuel your conversation daily. The origins of Barcelona’s ban by FIFA can be traced back to the improper signing of ten players, amongst them Nigeria’s Bobby Adekanye.Bobby, whose mother, Bukola Mosunmola and Father Ademola are based in the Netherlands we have gathered has also caught the attention of Lionel Messi who has on several occasions called him out for… "Due to injury, that did not come true. Adekanye still has a chance to represent Nigeria despite playing for the Netherlands U20 national team. Netherlands, Position: Bobby Adekanye has sealed a long term deal with Serie A giants Lazio. He signed to Liverpool from Barcelona FC in 2015 having previously been at AFC Ajax. Date of birth/Age: [5] Despite being found guilty, in the next match they played Liverpool again had to report Spartak Moscow fans for rascist chants towards another of their players, Rhian Brewster. Netherlands U20. Ibadan, Citizenship: Join the The player of Nigerian desent will … Right Winger, Contract expires: Club career Ibadan, Citizenship: Minguella Football ... Former International: The origins of Barcelona’s ban by FIFA can be traced back to the improper signing of ten players, amongst them Nigeria’s Bobby Adekanye. Habeeb Omobolaji Adekanye - Lazio Roma, Liverpool FC U23, Liverpool FC, PSV Eindhoven, FC Barcelona Main position : Last update . Feb 14, 1999 (21), Place of birth: Main position : Last update : Adekanye to leave Liverpool: "Don't trust this anymore" – Interest from Italy & Co. Liverpool of England youth team player, Bobby Adekanye is still in doubt for action with the squad this weekend, as he is said to be nursing a relapse of a recent injury. Bobby Adekanye: Lazio Dream Comes True With first team action far between at Liverpool, Nigerian-born winger Bobby Adekanye has never hidden his intention to 30.06.2021. Adekanye was forced to leave Barcelona when they were found to have broken FIFA’s rules. Adekanye signed to Liverpool from FC Barcelona in 2015 having previously been at AFC Ajax. Italian Serie A outfit, SS Lazio have reportedly agreed a summer move to sign 20-year-old winger Bobby Adekanye. [4], Spartak Moscow were charged by UEFA over alleged racist behaviour by their supporters towards Adekanye during a UEFA Youth League match against Liverpool. They said that if I had a good first season, I had a good chance of joining the first team," he told Voetbalzone.nl. Date of birth/Age: Right Winger, Contract expires: Adekanye was forced to leave Barcelona when they were found to have broken FIFA's rules on signing underage players. Right Winger, Contract expires: The 20-year-old joined Liverpool academy from Barcelona in 2017 and was immediately promoted to the Reds reserve team the same year. Omobolaji Habeeb "Bobby" Adekanye (born 14 February 1999) is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Lazio. Submit your stories now via social or: Thank you! Netherlands, Position: The Nigerian born -Dutch star's deal will expire at the Italian club in 2022. 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