Olympiacos join Echiejile chase
Elderson - wanted in Greece and Spain
A top source informed only MTNFootball.com that Olympiacos are the latest suitors for the Nigeria left back after Spanish La Liga side Mallorca also signified interest on the player.
Should Echiejile take up the Greek offer, he would reunite with his coach at Sporting Braga, Leonardo Jardim.
“Olympiacos are serious about signing Elderson,” the source disclosed.
“His coach at Sporting Braga, Jardim, has already joined the Greek club and he has asked for the player to join him there.”
The Portuguese coach spent a season at Braga and this month he agreed a two-year contract with the Greek giants who will feature in next season’s UEFA Champions League.
The late Rashidi Yekini as well as Haruna Babangida have featured for Olympiacos.
Mallorca are equally considering the Nigeria star alongside Antonio Luna of Sevilla.
Last season, Echiejile, who has represented Nigeria at U17, U20 and full international levels, made 26 appearances in the Portuguese Liga, scoring four goals from his defensive position.
He also scored two goals in nine games in the UEFA Europa League.
He has won 16 caps for Nigeria since his debut in 2009.
The 24-year-old attacking left back joined Braga in the summer of 2010 from French club Rennes.