Nigerian Ademola Lookman set for medicals ahead of Atalanta move

Nigerian winger Ademola Lookman is currently preparing for a £12.5m move to Atalanta with medicals set to commence.

Lookman has been on loan at Fulham and Leicester City in the English Premier League from Leipzig which he joined in 2019.

He joined Leipzig after failing to make an impact at Everton.

With his career kick-starting at Charlton Athletic. Lookman was a key part of the England U-20 team that won the World Cup in 2017, scoring three goals en route to the final – including in the last-16 and semi-finals.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the 24-year-old is now set for a permanent move, arriving in Bergamo on Tuesday for tests, before a deal is completed.

The winger enjoyed a good season last term, contributing eight goals and five assists in 42 appearances for the Foxes.

Lookman made his debut for Nigeria against Ghana as a 74th-minute replacement for Moses Simon in a 2022 World Cup play-off in Kumasi last March.

He has scored once in three appearances for the three-time African champions.

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