- Josh Maja is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Bordeaux in France
- Premier League side West Ham United are interested in signing Maja this summer
- Rangers are also ready to go for his signature when the transfer window opens
Premier League side West Ham United have reportedly joined Scottish club Rangers in the race to sign Nigerian striker Josh Maja who currently plays for Bordeaux in France.
Maja played under current West Ham manager David Moyes during his time at Sunderland and the football manager knows what he is capable of doing on the pitch.
He also played for Sunderland for three years before the Nigerian striker made the move to French side Bordeaux where he has been impressive so far.
Alfredo Morelos is on the verge of leaving Rangers this summer for a possible move to Lille who want him as a replacement for Nigerian star Victor Osimhen.
Victor Osimhen's move to Napoli has been confirmed by president of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, with fans and pundits waiting for the official announcement.
The move will make the Super Eagles striker become the highest paid footballer ever in the history of Nigerian football.
Maja was Bordeaux’s joint-top scorer netting eight times in just eight starts with a further 16 appearances coming as a substitute before the French season came to a premature end in March.
West Ham United escaped relegation at the just concluded Premier League season, and the club's chiefs want to bolster their squad for next term.
This latest development will be great news for Nigerian football lovers who have been worried about the future of Balogun.
Balogun recently left the English club Wigan after their relegation to the third division in England thereby becoming a free agent.
The 32-year-old also had a troubled time at Brighton where he was unable to command regular playing time which guided his exit.
Rangers are currently concerned over the injury of Nikola Katic who is facing months on the sidelines and Balogun would be a good replacement now.
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