SCORENigeria can exclusively report today that Alhassan Yusuf was on his way to Serie A club Hellas Verona in this transfer window but for a rejection of their eight Million Euros bid by Belgian champions Antwerp.
“Verona tabled an Eight Million Euros bid for Alhassan,” a top source informed SCORENigeria
“It was for an initial loan with obligation to buy, but Antwerp put a few road blocks in the negotiations and in the end they rejected it.”
Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon as well as Chelsea nursery club in Ligue 1 Strasbourg were also interested in signing the hard working midfield general.
The midfielder joined Antwerp two seasons ago from Swedish club IFK Goteborg for a bargain 1.5 Million Euros.
Last season, he won the league and cup double with Antwerp.
This season, he will feature in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League after the Belgian champions came through the qualifiers.
The transfer window in Belgium will close Wednesday.