Agents have asked Manchester City to fork out a staggering four million pounds for Nigeria U17 skipper Kelechi Nwakali, has exclusively gathered.
Highly-rated Nwakali recently trained with City in England with a view to giving him a pre-contract agreement as first reported by
However, we can specially report today that what stalled the transfer of the Eaglets star to Ettihad was the staggering sum of four million pounds the agents working for the youngster tabled before City.
“The agents of Kelechi want four million pounds for the player. That was the main reason talks have stalled,” a top official told on Monday.
Kelechi’s older brother and Flying Eagles ace Chidiebere is believed to have cost Manchester City over a million pounds.
City now plan to watch the player, who was Nigeria’s star at the recent CAF U17 Championship in Niger, at the U17 World Cup in Chile in October before they would take a final decision on him.
The Eaglets Class of 2015 is built around the younger Nwakali, who besides being a midfielder who takes charge of the midfield also weighs in with his fair share of goals.
He netted three goals at the CAF Championship in Niger.

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