Norwich City Target Collins Eligible To Play In Premier League Despite Seven Nigeria Caps
Newly promoted Premier League club Norwich City are mulling over a move for Super Eagles defender Jamilu Collins, according to reports.
The Canaries are monitoring the Nigeria left-back with a view to a summer transfer and could run the rule over the defender at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Despite having only seven caps for the Super Eagles, Collins does not need a work permit to play in the Premier League as he acquired an EU passport after his marriage to a Croatian lady.
The 24-year-old was born in Kaduna and received his football education at Football College Abuja before transferring to Rijeka in 2012.
The fullback assisted Paderborn secure promotion to the Bundesliga at the end of last season, starting all but one of the matches played by the club in the second tier.