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Fatawu may be a champion before Sporting: “It is wonderful, I am very happy.”

Fatawu may be a champion before Sporting: “It is wonderful, I am very happy.”

Sporting needs two victories to celebrate the title of champion without relying on a third party, but Fatawu Isahaku, after the hat-trick he scored in Leicester’s victory over Southampton (5-0), may be champion of the tournament next Monday – fair. A dream season for the young Ghanaian striker who is about to formalize a €17 million turnover for Alvalade's coffers. The young Ghanaian striker was left speechless after his first hat-trick in the English Premier League Two campaign.

“I don't know if I can explain how I feel. It's so wonderful and I'm so happy about this day. That's why we're here and getting closer to what we want. Today was a great day. Everyone, including the bank and the whole team, was supporting us.” We ended up To get the three points, so it was a good day,” the young Ghanaian highlighted at the end of the match on the stands of the club where Portuguese Ricardo Pereira also plays.

At just 20 years old, the Ghanaian pearl has made 41 appearances this season [38 no Championship, 2 na Taça de Inglaterra e 1 na Taça da Liga]He scored 7 goals and made 12 assists. After their thumping victory over Southampton, Leicester remain four points clear of Leeds at the top of the table, and with just two rounds to go, they could win the title next Monday, when Leicester visit Preston North End.

“As I said before, we have come a long way and we do not want to lose what we have already achieved. We are working hard and we will continue like this until we achieve what we want.”

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On Tuesday, Fatawu scored his first hat-trick of the tournament, in fact the first Ghanaian to achieve it. The second goal, a shot from the corner of the penalty area that went into the corner, was the most amazing, but Fatawu highlighted the third goal. “I tried. The coach told me to try, today the balls went in, so I'll keep going until the end. The third goal was difficult because I needed to calm down and choose the right moment to put the ball in. He actually ended up going in, it was great for me.” ».

Fatwa hat trick

Just one victory away from the title and direct promotion to the Premier League, Fatawu says the team are committed to celebrating in the next round, at Preston. “We go into this match with the same energy. Let's give it our all. “Let's go there to win,” the young striker said.

Fatou receives 17 million euros for Sporting

A bet won by Sporting who in 2022 invested $1.2 million in the purchase of Fatawu Isahaku's pass from the Ghanaians at Steadfast and which is about to provide an extraordinary income to Alvalade's coffers. The young striker was transferred with a buy-out clause set at €17m, which becomes mandatory with Leicester's promotion to the Premier League.

Before his move to Leicester, Fatawu joined Ruben Amorim's main team in the 2022/23 season, playing a total of 12 matches, two in the Champions League, one in the Europa League, six in the League, one in the Portuguese Cup and another two in the League Cup.

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