According to reports in Turkey and France, Nigeria striker Umar Sadiq might be in for a big-money move as French Ligue 1 side AS Monaco is set to make a big offer.
According to fudbalskihram.fr Monaco is preparing an offer of €17m for Sadiq.
Monaco are in the market for a new striker after allowing Algerian Islam Slimani return to Leicester City following the expiration of his one-year loan deal.
Fudbalskihram.fr, claims that Monaco vice-president Oleg Petrov has already contacted Milos Vazura, director general of Partizan Belgrade to discuss the move.
Both clubs have an excellent relationship which could help facilitate the transfer on time.
Monaco’s Ligue 1 rival, Lille have also been linked with the lanky striker.
Lille have reportedly lined him up as replacement for compatriot Victor Osimhen, who is expected to leave the club this summer.
Sadiq scored 17 goals and recorded 16 assists in 38 appearances across all competitions for Partizan in the 2019/20 campaign.
The 23-year-old joined Partizan on a permanent deal from Serie A club AS Roma in January.
Partizan finished as runners-up to Crvena Zvezda in the Super Liga and lost in the final of Serbian Cup to Vojvodina.
Umar Sadiq was also part of Nigeria’s U23 team that won bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio.
Sadiq scored four goals in six matches for the Olympic Eagles but is yet to make an appearance for the Super Eagles.
Sadiq Umar started his youth career with Kusa Boys and Future of Africa of Abuja before moving to Europe.
He had previously played for Italian clubs Spezia, Lavanieze, Perugia, Torino, and Bologna before going to Scotland where he had an unsuccessful spell with Scottish giants Glasgow Rangers.