Abdullahi to leave relegated Turkish club after 2019 AFCON

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 04/06/2019

Super Eagles defender scores first goal for Bursaspor

Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi will seek a move away from relegated Turkish side Bursaspor this summer.

The 26-year-old Nigeria international who spent a large part of the concluded season on the sidelines due to injury made 13 appearances for the club and scored one goal.

Bursaspor were relegated from the Turkish Super Lig after finishing in 16th position in the 2018-19 season.

Abdullahi only linked up with Bursaspor in January 2018 from Cypriot club Anorthosis Famagusta.

A reliable source close to the former Kano Pillars player disclosed to "He will certainly leave Bursaspor for a new club this summer.

"Personally, he was not happy with the club’s relegation, but he has decided to move on from that disappointment.

"At the moment, he is focused on the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. After the competition, the issue of his new club will take center stage.”

Abdullahi is in Nigeria’s provisional 25-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.