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Samuel Kalu Nigerian forward moves to Bordeaux

Samuel Kalu makes a big move to the French Ligue 1 from the Belgium first division.

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play Samuel Kalu has big shoes to fill at Bordeaux (Bordeaux)

Nigerian forward Samuel Kalu has joined French Ligue 1outfit, Girondis Bordeaux from Belgian top flight side KAA Gent.

The 20-year-old was unveiled a Bordeaux player on Monday, August 6 in a deal reportedly worth €8m.

Samuel Kalu play Samuel Kalu joins Bordeaux from KAA Gent (Instagram/Samuel Kalu )

In a statement on their official Twitter account, Bordeaux revealed that the Nigerian has signed for a duration of five-years and will wear the number 10 jersey.

The message reads, “#Mercato    It’s done! Samuel #Kalu is Girondins! The striker      has committed for 5 years with the club from @KAAGent!"

Samuel Kalu previously joined KAA Gent from Slovakian side AS Trencin in 2016.

play Samuel Kalu joins Bordeaux and will wear the number 10 jersey (Bordeaux)

Since his move to the Belgium first division he has contributed a eight goal in a total of 32 apperances.

The Nigerian youngster who is highly rated in Belgium is seen a a direct a replacement for Brazilian forward Malcom who move to Spanish giants Barcelona.

He is yet to make an appearance for the Super Eagles of Nigeria and will be hopeful of a call up by Gernot Rohr for the next qualifiers against Seychelles in September.

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