Bayer Leverkusen Completes Signing Of Another Nigerian Star


A few weeks after the acquisition of Nigeria forward Victor Boniface, German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen has completed the signing of another Nigerian player Nathan Adewale Tella from the English Championship side Southampton.

Tella spent last season on loan at Burnley where he scored 17 goals in 39 appearances to help the club secure promotion to the Premier League.

Burnley attempted to get him on a permanent transfer but they could not agree with Southampton on the price tag.

After passing his medical on Saturday Leverkusen announced his arrival on Sunday morning on a 5-year deal on a deal worth €20 million plus add-ons.

” Bayer 04 have signed English professional Nathan Tella.

The offensive winger, who can be used on both flanks and as a striker, is moving from the English second division team FC Southampton to the Werkself and will wear shirt number 19 “, the German club said.