Top Clubs In Europe Shows Interest In Signing Super Eagles Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi – Agent Confirm Deals
Akpeyi joined Amakhosi last season and he has accomplished enough to get the interest of clubs in Europe, MySportDab reports.
Kaizer Chiefs and Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has attracted interest from Belgium, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
The revelation was confirmed by Akpeyi’s agent Lawal who refused to disclose the names of the teams fascinated in his client.
“Yes, there is interest in the services of Daniel.
I won’t give you the names of the clubs. There’s interest from Belgium, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait,” Lawal informed IOL.
Lawal stated whilst the said clubs have shown big interest in the lanky 33-year-old shot-stopper.
Amakhosi will have the final say because Akpeyi recently committed his future to the Naturena-based outfit.
“At the moment it is no longer about what we are considering.
Daniel is a Kaizer Chiefs player.”
“Chiefs recently renewed his contract just in January.
So as it is now, it is no longer in our hands to decide.
These clubs have to talk to Chiefs first and we will take it from there.
He prolonged his contract with two more seasons,” he said.
According to Lawal, Akpeyi like any other player, wishes to go overseas however he said the goalkeeper’s focus is on assisting Chiefs.
“Obviously when a player is nevertheless active, he will constantly aspire to move abroad.
For now, he is not going to move for the sake of moving.
At the current moment, he is firmly targeted on Chiefs and how he is going to help the club win titles during the length of his contract.
Akpeyi is presently Amakhosi’s preferred keeper after coach Ernst Middendorp insisted on playing him ahead of club captain Itumeleng Khune this season.
He has featured in 19 of Chiefs’ 22 league games this season and has kept 9 clean sheets and conceded 15 goals.
Akpeyi was part of the Super Eagles squad that reached the semi-finals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.