News Leon Balogun open to future Bundesliga return


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Leon Balogun open to future Bundesliga return

News Leon Balogun open to future Bundesliga return

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun made his first start for Wigan Athletic in their 2-2 away draw against Cardiff City in Saturday’s Championship game.

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Brighton and Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun has disclosed that he would like to play in the Bundesliga again game.

Balogun moved out of Germany for the first time when in signed for premier league team Brighton and Hove Albion in 2018 after the expiration of his contract with Mainz O5.

The 31-year-old later find first-team opportunities difficult to come by at the Amex and decided to move to English Championship side Wigan where he has been putting in sterling performances before the season was suspended because of the widespread of the coronavirus pandemic.

In a chat with Kicker according to fussballtransfers, The former Werder Bremen defender said moving back to Germany later in his career not negotiable.

“Germany is my home, I would always think about it, I’m still fit. Even if I turn 32 in the summer, I still have a few years in my legs. I would also like to continue the experience of England, but the bottom line is that it is nowhere like at home,” he said.

Balogun has played for Mainz, Hertha Berlin, Hannover 96, Darmstadt 98, etc before moving to the English Premier League.


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