With the transfer deadline fast approaching, the news that Nigerian forward Kayode Olanrewaju has linked up with Turkish Super Lig club Genclerbirligi is a transfer of note. As stated on Completesports.com, Kayode has signed a two-year contract and recently left Ukrainian side Shaktar Donestk following the expiration of his contract.
Kayode has featured for many teams in the past such as Gaziantep, Sivasspor and Umraniyespor, as well as clubs in Cote d’Ivoire and Switzerland. He is a highly experienced player, having represented Nigeria in the U-17, U-20 and U-23 levels and also making four appearances for the Super Eagles.
It is clear why Genclerbirligi have made such a move as the addition of a forward of such experience and pedigree to their team is sure to give them the edge during the upcoming season. They will be hoping Kayode can adapt quickly to his new surroundings and can be an important asset.
The transfer market has been a roller coaster for many clubs, and with the deadline looming it is interesting to see what other powerful move teams make in the coming days. With the likes of Kayode Olanrewaju joining the ranks of Genclerbirligi, it will be no shock to see them able to make a big impression in the upcoming season.
This exciting transfer will no doubt excite many fans of Kayode and of Genclerbirligi who have been eagerly waiting for the news. It will also be interesting to observe how the Nigerian’s form for the Turkish club. We can only hope that he performs to his capabilities and helps them build further success in the future