RB Leipzig eye permanent swoop for Nigerian descent

German Bundesliga By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 19/04/2018

RB Leipzig eye permanent swoop for Nigerian descent Ademola Lookman according to club sporting director Ralf Rangnick

The 20-year-old is on loan at the Bundesliga club until the end of the season from Premier League outfit Everton and he has been impressed with the forward during his time in Germany and is keen for the club to turn the move into a long-term deal.

Rangnick has told ESPN that he would like to keep the youngster, but admitted that the Toffees will have the final say on the matter.

"If it were down to us, I'd already know the answer," he said. "But it's not only down to us. We have no clause in the contract.

"I think that we can only answer the question once the season's finished. It also depends on what happens at Everton."

Lookman has made seven appearances in the Bundesliga since joining on deadline day in January and has scored two goals.