Leeds United striker Caleb Ekuban has admitted that he wants to stay at loan club Trabzonspor this summer despite reports linking him with a move to Italy, as reported by Sabah.
Ekuban has scored eight goals for the Turkish Super Lig outfit since joining on a one-year deal last summer, finding his shooting boots again after a forgettable debut season at Elland Road.
And Takvim reported last week that three Italian clubs were keen to sign the Ghana international a permanent basis, the 24-year-old having joined Leeds from Chievo Verona in the summer of 2017.
But, speaking to Sabah, Ekuban has confirmed that he is loving life at Trabzonspor and it seems that his priority is earning a contract with the Super Lig side.
“Of course I would like to stay,” he said.
“My first choice is Trabzonspor.”
Fortunately for Ekuban, Takvim points out that Trabzonspor are set to take up their option to sign the striker on a permanent basis for a bargain fee of around £1 million.
In hindsight, maybe Leeds made a mistake agreeing to let him go for such a cut-price fee. The report adds that Trabzonspor believe Ekuban is worth closer to £9 million.
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