Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Bayern show interest in Crown's Akanbi

German Bundesliga giants, Bayern Munich, are the latest European side to have asked to have a look at Crown FC youngster, Morenikeji Taofeek Akanbi.

The teenage striker has scored seven goals in the current Nigeria Premier League (NPL) season.

A representative of Bayern Munich told SuperSport.com that Akanbi's name has been mentioned to officials of the Bundesliga club.

The German side have requested for videos of matches involving the former Nigerian Under17 striker.

"I am waiting for the videos of his club games which I will hand over to Bayern Munich. A scout told Bayern officials about him and they will like to see his games first," SuperSport.com was informed late on Monday.

Arsenal are another big European side reportedly keeping tabs on Akanbi.

Apart from interests from Arsenal and Bayern Munich, there are a host of unnamed clubs in Turkey, Russia and Denmark keen to sign on the striker.

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