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Celtic wants Rabui Ibrahim, African Messi

January 21, 2010

Rabui Ibrahim

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Scottish giants, Celtic are keen on signing Nigeria wonderkid Rabiu Ibrahim according to his agent.

“We have offers from Celtic, who are very keen on him, as well as interest from leading clubs throughout Europe, so we will not be rushed into anything,” Ekenwa told the Daily Express.

“The kid is a very talented player with all the potential to be a world superstar.”

The midfielder is currently at Sporting Lisbon but has six months left on his contract. He has twice turn down a professional contract the Portuguese club tabled before him.

“After they put forward the first contract, we asked for a review. We were also not happy with the reviewed deal and so rejected it. Above every other consideration, we want his sporting needs fully catered for,” Ekenwa told

The highly rated playermaker featured for Nigeria at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2009 and the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2007. He was impressive in both competitions scoring 2 goals in total.

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