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A Flying Eagles forward is expected to join Standard Liege in Belgium

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Flying Eagles striker Emmanuel Umeh is on the verge of joining Standard Liege, a Belgian Pro League team.

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According to sources, Standard Liege would give Botev Plodiv in Bulgaria €2 million in exchange for the player.

Both Girondis Bordeaux of France and Anderlecht of Belgium were interested in signing the forward.

The 18-year-old has decided to transfer to Standard Liege at this time.

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Umeh played for the Flying Eagles during Argentina’s 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup hosting campaign.

Last season, he made 14 league appearances for Botev Plodiv and recorded one goal.

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