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French club backed by Manchester City owners enter race to sign Osayi-Samuel



French Ligue 2 club Troyes are interested in signing Super Eagles fullback Bright Osayi-Samuel from Fenerbahce this summer, reports.

The 25-year-old attacker has been seriously linked with a transfer away from the Turkish Super Lig this season, and some clubs have reportedly shown interest.

Osayi-Samuel has been linked with a transfer to England, and Bournemouth have been in the mix alongside Leeds United. Former Scottish Champions Rangers have also shown interest in signing the pact Nigerian forward. However, nothing is concrete yet.

According to Super Lig, these clubs now have company, as Ligue 2 side Troyes have shown interest in procuring the services of the former QPR man.

Troyes just got relegated from the Ligue 1 last season after a poor campaign. Nonetheless, they would be looking to come back up as soon as possible because they are owned by City Football Group, the same group that owns Manchester City.

Osayi-Samuel is valued at €7million, and that is €500k above their record transfer. To sign the Super Eagles star, they would have to break their transfer record.



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