Lookman nominated for Europa League Player of the Week


Atalanta winger, Ademola Lookman is up for the Europa League Player of the Week award, DAILY POST reports

Lookman put up an impressive display as Atalanta sealed a place in the final of the UEFA Europa League courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Olympic Marseille on Thursday night.

The Nigerian scored and bagged an assist in the encounter.

The former Leicester star gave La Dea the lead on the half hour mark after he was set up by Charles De Ketelaere.

Lookman then turned provider, teeing up Matteo Ruggeri for Atalanta’s second on 52 minutes.

The 26-year-old now has 20 goal involvements for Atalanta this season (12 goals and eight assists).

Lookman will battle AS Roma’s Mile Svilar for the individual accolade.

Atalanta will face Bayer Leverkusen in the final in Dublin on Wednesday, May 22.