Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has rejected a huge offer from a Chinese club to remain with the Turkish club, Trabzonspor. Onazi wa...
Nigerian midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has rejected a huge offer from a Chinese club to remain with the Turkish club, Trabzonspor.
Onazi was a target for a Chinese side and was expected to join his international teammates John Mikel Obi, Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye who have made move to Asia.
The Trabzonspor midfielder has however rejected the offer from China to remain in Europe.
The 24-year-old insists he still has a lot to offer in Europe before thinking of signing for a Chinese side.
I have finally decided not to go to China despite the mega offers from there. I just told the club’s this morning (Sunday) that I am not interested in leaving Europe now,” the midfielder told African Football.
My reasons are because I have a lot to achieve in Europe, I have my mind here in Europe and I am still focusing on becoming greater in Europe and hope to achieve my aims before I can leave.
The Chinese clubs kept increasing the offer thinking it’s because of money, but I said no to the move for now.
I want to be focused so as to achieve my aim here with better opportunities.
The Trabzonspor No 17 has made 26 appearances with two goals.