Zaidu Sanusi was denied a transfer to West Ham United or Wolves by Porto coach Sergio Conceicao within the switch window, the defender’s agent has advised Own Goal Nigeria.
You solely have to take a look at Luke Shaw to understand what kind of influence a rise in competitors can have on a participant’s profession.
When Alex Telles joined Manchester United in a £27 million deal final summer season, Shaw was at critical threat of shedding his beginning berth to the Brazil worldwide.
As a substitute, the previous Southampton man acquired his head down and returned fitter, quicker and stronger than ever, guaranteeing Telles’ debut season in English soccer was spent largely on the sidelines.
And it appears Porto hope for the same response from Sanusi, the £17 million Nigerian, after snapping up one other left-back within the form of one-time Bayer Leverkusen flyer Wendell.
Why did West Ham and Wolves miss out on Zaidu Sanusi
“We acquired the message the coach (Conceicao) wished him to remain. It was sudden as we thought he had one foot out of the membership. He made it clear Zaidu is a part of his plans and Wendell, the brand new left-back, isn’t coming in to take his spot,” says Sanusi’s agent.
“He defined how he believes the competitors for a beginning berth will enhance Zaidu in the long term. He was additionally clear he sees Ivan Marcano as a centre-back, despite the fact that he performed him extra as a left-back just lately.
“It’s a contemporary begin for Zaidu and he has to choose up tempo once more to make the spot his, prefer it has at all times been. He’s up for the problem and hopefully he’ll triumph.”
Firstly of the summer season, Own Goal Nigeria reported Wolves had been desirous about a person who marked Cristiano Ronaldo out of the sport throughout Porto’s Champions League overcome Juventus final season.
West Ham had been eager too, although a deadline-day deal failed to materialise after Porto refused to budge on their £17 million asking price.
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https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2021/09/15/west-ham-zaidu-sanusi/ | Agent explains why £17m ace didn’t be part of West Ham or Wolves this summer season