Moses Simon: Super Eagles forward signs 4-year deal with French side Nantes

Moses Simon: Super Eagles forward signs 4-year deal with French side Nantes

- Moses Simon arrived Nantes last season on loan from Levante of Spain

- The 24-year-old has sealed a permanent contract with the French club

- Nantes confirmed that the Super Eagles forward has signed a four-year deal

Super Eagles star Moses Simon has been rewarded with a four-year contract at French club Nantes after his impressive performance on loan from La Liga side Levante.

The club confirmed the development on Monday, June 15 as reports have it that Nantes paid 5 million euros ($5.6million) for the 24-year-old forward to seal a permanent deal.

Simon has impressed since his arrival from Spain and has scored nine goals and had eight assists in 30 games for the Lige 1 club.

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Other financial details are yet to be made public by the club.

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Moses Simon has also been shortlisted for this year's Marc-Vivien Foe prestigious prize alongside nine other African stars including his compatriot Victor Osimhen.

Moses Simon: Super Eagles forward signs 4-year deal with French side Nantes

Moses Simon in action for Nantes. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The annual award, organised by Radio France International and France 24 is put together to recognise African players plying their trade in the European country.

According to Goal.com, the 11 contenders were announced with the winner scheduled to be revealed on June 29.

Meanwhile, Rinsola Babajide has signed another two-year contract with Liverpool after she has impressed since joining the club from rivals Watford in 2018.

The 21-year-old has scored a total of eight goals for the club in her 33 appearances in all competitions to finish as the club’s top scorer.

Rinsola also bagged the Player of the Month award in January and she is delighted to have renewed her contract with the club for another two years.

“Happy to extend my contract with @LiverpoolFCW and continue our journey, ready to fight to put things right & can’t wait to get back to work with the team & play in front of our amazing supporters,” the exciting attacker said in a social media post.

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However, Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United have reportedly joined Paris-Saint-Germain and Arsenal in the race to sign Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi who currently plays for Leicester City in the Premier League.

Before the Leagues in Europe were suspended, Wilfred Ndidi's performances caught the attention of Real Madrid and Paris-Saint-Germain.

But there are fresh reports that Paris-Saint-Germain have cooled down on tracking Wilfred Ndidi's signature and they may go for another player this summer.

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