On the due date, Hall Moffi He completed his transfer to OGC Nice, becoming the fifth Nigerian player to suit up for the French national team.
Having tracked the 23-year-old striker since the start of the January transfer window, Nice secured their target following their sixth bid.
according to French football“The agreement between Nice and Lorient is not a direct transfer, but a compulsory paid-up loan of €2.5 million, with an obligation to buy the Nigerian international striker for €22.5 million (plus a €5 million bonus).
“Lorient also got a 15% percentage on any future sales.”
Nice sporting director Florent Ghisolfi described the new signing as a “modern” striker in the club’s announcement. website.
“In terms of the ideas we want to launch and the identity we want to establish, he is the ideal striker.
“Terem is able to play with his back to the goal and run behind. He is a modern striker, very fast and very strong. He has experience and fights for the team. He can run and run, always keeping a cool head inside the box.
“In Ligue 1, he has already set the standard. A new milestone awaits him in Nice, as he will have the opportunity to play in Europe for the first time this spring and will be one of the club’s biggest targets.”
Moffi follows in the footsteps of Jero Shakpoke, Victor Agali, Onyekachi Apam and Nduka Ozokwo who played for the Eaglets in the past.
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Moffi scored his 12th league goal against Marseille, another side who pushed for his signature, although Lorient coach Régis Le Bris left Moffi out of their last game as the transfer tussle continued.
The Super Eagles forward has seven caps and two goals for the national team and has trebled his value since arriving from Belgian side Kortrijk in 2020.
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