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Champions Al-Duhail SC ready to sign Olunga from Reysol

Possibilities of Harambee Stars striker Michael Olunga joining Qatar Star League champions Al-Duhail SC is high.

Today, his current club Kashiwa Reysol has accepted Sh806 million bid Olunga’s transfer.

Reysol accepting the six-million Euros bid, Al-Duhail is now free to open talks with the centre-forward who had recently extended his contract with Kashiwa to January 31, 2023.

It is believed that Reysol had placed a price tag of close to Sh1 billion (Euros 7 million) for suitors of the 2020 J1 League Golden Boot winner and Player of the Year.

Olunga, who reports indicate earns Sh85 million per year at Reysol, has had two scintillating seasons in Japan

Olunga went a notch higher in 2020 by inspiring Coach Nelsinho’s side to a seventh-place finish in the top-tier (J1 League) with 28 goals and four assists.

If Olunga and Al-Duhail agree terms and he joins the side, he will be the second high profile player to play in Qatar’s topflight league after Dennis ‘The Menace’ Oliech who donned Al-Arabi’s shirt between 2003 and 2005.

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