Official: Nwankwo Joins Salernitana From Relegated Crotone

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After weeks of negotiations Super Eagles striker Simy Nwankwo has finally completed a move to newly promoted Serie A side Salernitana on loan with obligation to buy for a total of €6m, including bonuses, Owosports.com.ng reports.

Nwankwo, 29, after undergoing a routine medical earlier on Thursday morning joined Salernitana from relegated Crotone on a season long loan.

“The US Salernitana 1919 announces that it has reached an agreement with FC Crotone for the temporary transfer with the obligation to redeem the striker class ’92 Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo. The player will wear the number 25 shirt,”reads a statement on the club website.

The 29-year-old was linked with the likes of Udinese, Real Mallorca, Bologna and Tottenham Hotspur but was eager to remain in Serie A close to the south of Italy that has been his home since 2016.

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