‘COVID-19 will affect footballers’ value’


Football agent Mohamed Lawal accepts the COVID-19 pandemic will influence the estimation of players when the mid year move window revives in July.

Nigerian stars Victor Osimhen, Samuel Chukwueze and Emmanuel Dennis, among others, are required to join top clubs following their great exhibitions for their separate groups before the flare-up of the pandemic.

These players are esteemed exceptionally by their clubs however Lawal expressed that the pandemic had given European clubs a reason not to meet players’ valuation when the window opened in July.

“The business is as yet going on off camera and clubs are caught up with exploring,” he expressed in a meeting on a WhatsApp stage, NSM.

“When things return to ordinary, players will be moving again however it is not yet clear if clubs will sprinkle the sort of cash cited for certain players before COVID-19.

“A few clubs are battling, so clubs that are not light will blame this so as not to pay the genuine estimation of the player. Players will move after the pandemic, yet there will be a few hitches.”


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