Den­nis rules out Jan­uary EPL move

The Punch - - SPORTS - Kelvin Ek­erete


Su­per Ea­gles for­ward, Em­manuel Den­nis, has ruled out any Jan­uary move away from Club Brugge as he in­tends to stay at the club till the end of the sea­son de­spite in­ter­ests from Premier League clubs, The PUNCH re­ports.

Re­ports say EPL side Crys­tal Palace have made a pro­vi­sional con­tract of­fer to the 22-yearold Nige­rian at­tacker but the Bel­gian side has val­ued the for­ward in the re­gion of €30m.

Foot Mer­cato claim that rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the for­mer Zo­rya Luhansk star have also made sig­nif­i­cant con­tact with La Liga side Real Betis and Bun­desliga out­fit Borus­sia Mönchengla­d­bach.

There has also been ru­mours of in­ter­ests from Manch­ester United, Everton and Arse­nal.

De­spite strong in­ter­ests, the Nige­rian would like to com­plete the 2019/20 cam­paign be­fore mov­ing to the Premier League in the sum­mer.

Den­nis has been in­stru­men­tal to the Bel­gian League ta­ble top­pers this sea­son scor­ing five goals in 16 league ap­pear­ances for the Blauw-zwart.

The Nige­ria in­ter­na­tional burst into foot­ball lime­light af­ter scor­ing a brace in a 2-2 UEFA Cham­pi­ons League draw against 13-time cham­pi­ons, Real Madrid.

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