Emeka Obasi stepped into the scene after Jadon Sancho was seen as a major target in the transfer market by numerous clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Barcelona.
The Nigerian who manages the affairs of the young Englishman footballer was said to be demanding over 120 million pounds after Manchester United stepped up discussions with the player’s representatives.
Obasi who is the CEO of the sports management group is said to be behind the huge sum Borussia Dortmund had put forward as a potential fee for interested parties.
According to Owngoalnigeria, Borussia Dortmund is relying on Obasi to help finalize discussions with clubs for Sancho, since he was also linked with Odion Ighalo’s surprise Manchester United move last summer.
The sports management CEO is also said to be at the helm of management of several Nigerian Professional Footballers outside the shaws of the country including the likes of Josh Maja, Joe Aribo and Chuba Apkom.
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The player’s forms significantly dropped which may not be unrelated to effects of the unending rumours of exit from the club.
Sancho has struggled to make the mark this season even though it is still in the early days. The rumours have slowed down compared to the closing part of the transfer window last summer.
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But the English forward is expected to make a move, if Dortmund decides to lower their asking price or him.
Obasi who manages Elite Project Group is expecteddecidening the current high asking price for the player.