Sadiq close to Crotone loan

Crotone are close to securing a loan deal for 20-year-old Roma striker Umar Sadiq.

The centre-forward spent the last six months at Bologna, but managed only seven Serie A appearances, providing one assist.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Crotone are in advanced negotiations to take Sadiq on loan this season.

He played for Nigeria at the 2016 Olympics, scoring four goals in six games.