Rangers joke figure Umar Sadiq is being linked with a remarkable £26m (€30m) move to German giants Bayern Munich.
The Nigerian striker is infamous in Glasgow for a failed loan spell at the beginning of Steven Gerrard’s tenure at Ibrox.
The lanky forward made only two starts in a disastrous loan spell from AS Roma with the striker most famous for diving and fluffing his lines in the 1-0 Betfred Cup defeat to Aberdeen.
Now playing in La Liga 2 with Almeria – via Serie B side Perugia and Serbian giants Partizan Belgrade – his performances have been catching the eye in Spain.
So much so that AS Diario are claiming that European Champions Bayern Munich are interested in the 24-year-old’s services.
The striker has 23 goals for the Spanish second-tier club this season and Almeria hold all the aces with Sadiq having a £52m (€60m) release clause and four years left to run on his current deal.
However, given the situation with the coronavirus pandemic, AS Diario are claiming Almeria could be tempted to sell for something closer to £26m (€30m).
What a remarkable story that would be for Sadiq, who was also linked with a move to Manchester United during his time in Belgrade [the Sun].
Sadiq has previously been very outspoken about his time at Rangers, branding the club “disrespectful”, claiming the Gers fined him £20k for liking an Instagram post, and even suggesting he is still owed a month’s wage from his time at Ibrox [Sunday Post].
Rangers fans have previously been left astounded at the clubs being linked to Sadiq, with AC Milan and Valencia another two sides reportedly interested in the forward at one point.