Promising Nigerian defender Timi Sobowale has accomplished his switch to Premier League champions Manchester City.
The Villa FC product was linked with a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur, having performed for his or her U16s in a match within the Netherlands however City which have gained the race for his signature.
Manchester City had extensively scouted Sobowale earlier than handing him a contract, he was monitored by the Citizens when the Republic of Ireland U15 nationwide group confronted Netherlands in a pleasant again in February 2017.
Ahead of the 2018-2019 season, Manchester City’s official web site spoke to Timi Sobowale to search out out extra about him.
”I used to be born in Dundalk in Ireland. I grew up firstly in Dublin after which moved to Waterford,” he mentioned.
Asked how lengthy he has been at City and his finest mate, Sobowale said : ”I’ve simply began so that is my first season. The remainder of the blokes have helped to make me really feel actually welcome. Everyone has been nice. ”
Timi Sobowale will play for Manchester City’s U18 group within the 2018-2019 season, he fashions his recreation after Belgium star Vincent Kompany.