Bournemouth set to sign Super Eagles star Bright Osayi-Samuel

Bright Osayi-Samuel could leave Fenerbahce for Bournemouth(Seskim Photo TR)

PREMIER LEAGUE Bournemouth set to sign Super Eagles star Bright Osayi-Samuel

Joba Ogunwale 23:37 - 30.01.2023

The new Nigerian star could be on his way back to England as he gets set for a possible move to the Vitality stadium.

Super Eagles star Bright Osayi-Samuel could leave Fenerbahce before the transfer window shuts, with a potential move to Bournemouth looming. 

Bournemouth are looking to reinforce their squad as they aim to beat the Premier League drop this season. 

Osayi-Samuel on Bournemouth's radar

The Cherries have already made some signings this month but they are not done yet, with a possible move for Osayi-Samuel still in the works. 

Bright Osayi-Samuel could leave Fenerbahce for Bournemouth(Seskim Photo TR)

According to Turkey’s transfer market expert Ekrem KONUR, Bournemouth are monitoring the Nigeria international’s situation at Fenerbahce and could make a bid for him before the transfer window shuts in the next 24 hours. 

Osayi-Samuel has been linked with a move away from Fenerbahce this month after his impressive displays. 

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The 25-year-old has made 27 appearances for the Turkish club this season and has been one of their best players. 

His impressive form earned him a debut call-up to Nigeria’s squad for the match against Portugal last year. Osayi-Samuel made his international debut and has not rested on his laurels since then. 

A return to England for Osayi-Samuel

His displays have now gotten the attention of Bournemouth, who could make a move for the Nigerian on deadline day. 

Should Bournemouth be successful in their pursuit of the Nigerian star, it would mark a return to England for Osayi-Samuel. 

Bright Osayi Samuel (L) of Fenerbahce and Sacha Boey of Galatasaray during the Turkish Super League match between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray at Ulker Stadium in Istanbul , Turkey on January 08, 2023

The former Blackpool star joined Fenerbahce from QPR in January 2021, having started his career with The Tangerines. 

However, Bournemouth may have to pay a fee in the region of €9.00m for the Super Eagles star if they are to convince Fenerbahce to sell. 

Serie A leaders Napoli have also been credited with an interest, but only Bournemouth appear to be intentional in their pursuit. 

Osayi-Samuel’s current contract at Fenerbahce runs until 2025.