Will Sadiq Umar score against Manchester United?
It is not news that Nigeria striker Sadiq Umar, who is yet to feature for the Super Eagles, had a rotten time in Great Britain when he was in on loan at Rangers football club in Scotland.
The 22 year old tall centre forward joined the Scottish giants in July 2018 with high hopes of taking the Premier League by strorm with his style of play and plentiful goals.
All those high hopes came crashing to the ground as Umar failed to win over Coach Steve Gerrard leading to an acrimonious exit from the club in January 2019 having played less than 5 games and scoring 0 goals and being widely labelled as a 'Flop' by the Scottish media.
Now playing in modest Serbian league, Umar is having the season of his life having scored 5 goals in 9 league matches and 2 goals in 2 Europa league matches thus far for Partizan Belgrade - the sort of success he would have hope to have in Scotland, Great Britain.
The Olympic Bronze medalist, who scored 4 goals in 6 games at the 2016 Olympics, now has a chance for his revenge.
Partizan Belgrade host England giants Manchester United in the Europa League this Thursday; Sadiq Umar is expected to start.
The on-loan Roma forward would relish the opportunity to post a big performance against Manchester United.
If he does play well and scores against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side, perhaps the British media will give Umar the respect that he deserves. The fact that Sadiq 'flopped' in Scotland was not solely his fault.
Coach Steven Gerrard just did not give him enough opportunity to prove himself. Maybe this week, the British public will see exactly that stuff that Sadiq Umar is made of.