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20-year-old Nigerian winger ‘dreams of Manchester City’ and playing with Kevin De Bruyne

Gent winger Samuel Kalu is dreaming big – he wants to play in the Premier League for Manchester City in the future.

The 20-year-old Nigerian is currently plying his trade in Belgium’s top flight with Gent and speaking to Het Laatste Nieuws, said his ultimate dream is a move to England and playing alongside Kevin De Bruyne at the Etihad Stadium.

“CSKA Moscow wanted me and I knew the Russian league was a good step forward, but my agent assured me AA Gent would be the best step for me. I can only say he was right.

“I want to play at a big club, win a lot of medals and trophies, I want to become the best player in Africa, I’m a bit of the same type of player as Mo Salah, who was voted the best African player.

“I will always follow in his footsteps, my biggest dream, but I have to go to the Premier League first.

Manchester City is my dream club: playing with Kevin De Bruyne, but first I want to win a trophy with AA Gent.”

Kalu has scored 4 goals and contributed 2 assists in 17 Jupiler League appearances for Gent this season, with a goal contribution every 282 minutes.

Transfermarkt values him at €4million and his current contract runs to 2020. A move to Manchester City seems a long way off for the winger, but it never hurts to dream big.

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