Roma send Nigeria's Sadiq Umar to Partizan for sixth loan spell

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The Nigeria youth international will spend the upcoming 2019-20 in the Serbian top-flight in Savo Milosevic's squad

Partizan have confirmed the signing of Nigeria forward Sadiq Umar on a season-long loan from Roma.

Umar joined Roma in 2015 but has found regular playing time hard to come by at the Stadio Olimpico.

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The 22-year-old spent the second half of the 2018-19 season at Serie B club Perugia where he scored three goals in 18 matches after failing to establish himself at Rangers.

Partizan will be the sixth club Umar is joining temporarily from Roma and but the Serbian team have the option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season.

The 2016 Olympic bronze medallist completed the loan move in Belgrade on Wednesday and he is expected to join the rest of Savo Milosevic's team at their pre-season training camp in Slovenia.

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