Huddersfield eye summer move for Super Eagles star Leon Balogun

Huddersfield eye summer move for Super Eagles star Leon Balogun

- Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun could be on his way to EPL side Huddersfield this summer

- He currently plays for German side FSV Mainz 05 and his contract will expire at the end of the season

- Huddersfield chiefs are said to have had discussion with the Nigeria international over a move

Premier League campaigners Huddersfield are reportedly ready to sign Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun at the end of the ongoing Premier League season.

They are currently battling to escape relegation as they currently occupy 16th position on the table, but the club are said to be interested in signing Balogun regardless of where they play next term.

The contract of Balogun who currently plays for German club FSC Mainz 05 will expire at the end of the season and the 29-year-old will become a free agent.

According to the report by UK Sun, Huddersfield's chiefs and Balogun have had discussion for the possibility of the Nigeria international to join the club.

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Born on June 28, 1988, Leon Balogun started his football career in late 2008, and made his Bundesliga debut on 19 April, 2009 for Hannover 96 in a game against Hamburger SV.

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After his contract with Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf had expired in summer 2014, he was without a club for three months until he joined Darmstadt 98.

He signed a contract until the end of the 2014–15 season.

Leon Balogun who was born to a Nigerian father and a German mother was called up by Nigeria for a March 2014 friendly against Mexico as a replacement for ex Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo.

And since then, he has been an important member of the current Super Eagles squad and he is expected to be in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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