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Serie A new boys in talks to sign two Super Eagles stars

CROTONE, ITALY - APRIL 29: Nwankwo Simy of Crotone celebrates after scoring his team's 4th goal during the serie A match between FC Crotone and US Sassuolo at Stadio Comunale Ezio Scida on April 29, 2018 in Crotone, Italy. (Photo by Maurizio Lagana/Getty Images)

Newly promoted Italian Serie A side, Salernitana are on the verge of signing Super Eagles pair Simy Nwankwo and Joel Obi.

According to Sky Sports Italia Salernitana have held talk with the players over a possible switch, ahead of the coming campaign.

Joel Obi is available as free agent after his contract with Chievo Verona expired at the end of last season, while Simy Nwankwo could cost around €10million.

The reports also claimed Salernitana will continue talks with Crotone for striker Simy next week who scored 20 goals in the top flight last season.

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The 29-year-old has also been linked with Udinese, Genoa and Torino after his sensational 20 Serie A goals last season.

Salernitana coach, Fabrizio Castor identified Obi as the right reinforcement for his midfield as he looks to survive the 2021-2022 Serie A season.

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