Leicester City In Negotiations To Sign Oghenekaro Etebo From CD Feirense



English Premier League side Leicester City have sent their delegate to Portugal to thrash out a contract for CD Feirense and Nigerian star Oghenekaro Etebo.

Futbol Gastesi in a post on their official Twitter handle says the CD Feirense star is a primary target for Leicester City and Turkish side Fenerbahce who are both hoping to fortify their team ahead of the new season.

Etebo made his international debut on 27 July 2013 against Côte d’Ivoire in a 2–0 defeat in Abidjan amid the 2014 African Nations Championship qualification for locally established players.

He also played against Jordan in an international friendly on 23 October 2013. and also helped the Nigerian U-23 Team to the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations triumph in Senegal; finishing as the top scorer with 5 goals, including a brace in a 2–1 win against Algeria in the final.


While Etebo is more disposed to move to Leicester City, the report has it that Fenerbahce has not given up on his pursuit, as they are also in Portugal to persuade Feirense to make the deal go through.

Feirense are opened to letting the Nigerian striker leave but their terms and valuation of the man who went along with them 18months prior must be ‎met by interested parties.

CD Feirense asking price for Etebo is around 20 million euros has been placed on the striker, but it is believed he will be permitted to leave for an expense fee in the region of 10 million euros with add-ons.


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