Premier League star wants to play for Super Eagles


Luton Town forward, Elijah Adebayo has expressed his desire to play for Nigeria’s Super Eagles.

The 26-year-old was born in Brent, England to Nigerian parents.

Adebayo is eligible to represent both Nigeria and England at international level.

The striker said his mother will be happy to see him wear the green and white jersey of Nigeria.

“I would like to play for Nigeria,” Adebayo told The Times.

“It would make my mum happy, make her proud. That’s something we’ve spoken about.

“Playing for England? It would be a case of whichever comes first. My mum would be proud if I played for Nigeria or England, but Nigeria especially.”

Adebayo has scored nine goals in 23 league appearances for Luton Town this season.