Nigerian Players abroad Ademola Lookman not surprised with stellar performances in Italy

Ademola Lookman

Nigeria and Atalanta Bergamo striker Ademola Lookman said he is not surprised with his stunning performances since joining the Italian top-flight side last summer.

The 25-year old had a difficult time at Everton with the Toffees transferred him to Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.

With the German side, Ademola had to suffer again as he was sent out on loan respectively to Everton, Fulham and Leicester City before being definitely sold to Atalanta last summer.

Since joining the Serie A side, the Super Eagle is proving his past clubs wrong for not trusting him.

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Ademola Lookman became a red-hot striker who just can’t stop scoring goals as he now has 13 and 4 assists in 19 appearances across all competitions with Atalanta, being second highest-scorer in Serie A behind counterpart Victor Osimhen.

Speaking after his side’s 2-0 over Sampdoria on Saturday night, he said he knew he will excel in Italy when joining Atalanta.

“Yes! Of course, I expected it. Maybe it’s a surprise to you, but I know what I can bring, I know what I can do. The team is the most important thing,” Lookman told Sky Sport Italia.

“Different circumstances and different scenarios made me who I am today and that’s me as a whole person. I think I’m in the right moment, doing the right things, keep staying disciplined in what I do”, he added.

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