FC Porto target Adeyemo hopes to become the new Yaya Toure
By Toju Sote
Former Golden Eaglets hopeful Emmanuel Adeyemo is hoping to become the next Yaya Toure of world football.
The Nigerian youngster who’s heavily linked with a move to Portuguese giants FC Porto hopes to be viewed in the same light as the Ivorien and ex Man City superstar.
Adeyemo says the former Barcelona all-action midfielder is his football hero and hopes he can replicate his longevity.
Adeyemo failed to make Nigeria’s U-17 side to 2019 World Cup in Brazil as he was undergoing.trials at Primera league side Belenenses but the talented 18-year old midfielder could land a deal with Porto in the next few weeks.
Alongside Abioye Michael, Adeyemo had a chance to train with Swedish top division side BK Hacken in 2018 after impressing the Tiki Tiki Football development officials during a scouting tournament held in Ibadan.
Four times African Footballer of the Year Toure cemented his place among the greats and has had a trophy laden career with three Premier League and two La Liga titles among other honours.