Four clubs battling for forgotten Super Eagles star Ambrose

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/01/2019

Four clubs of Plymouth Argyle, Akhisarspor, Trabzonspor and Cardiff City battling for forgotten Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose, who is available on a free transfer after leaving Scottish Premiership side Hibernian.

The 30-year-old Nigeria international has refused a new contract extension to remain at Easter Road beyond the expiry of his present contract in the summer and the 2013 Afcon winner ready for a new challenge after seven spells in Scottish Premier League.

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According to the Scottish Sun claiming that Plymouth Argyle are one of the four clubs keen on signing the Ambrose but a move to Home Park looks the most unlikely of his three options.

However, Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City are in marketing for a new centre-back and the Premier League struggler keen on former Celtic stopper as they look for reinforcements to bolster their chances of staying in the English topflight.

Akhisarspor leading the chase for Ambrose signature after a poor performance in the Turkish Super League and are in 15th position out of 18 teams, while Trabzonspor also a targeting ex-Kaduna United in the summer.

Ambrose has been a mainstay in Neil Lennon's backline and he made 85 appearances scored six goals in the process but Hibernian finished fourth in the Scottish Premiership last season.