Nathan Temitayo Tella was born and bred in England to oldsters with Nigerian roots however not too long ago opted to don the colors of the Tremendous Eagles.
Latest Tremendous Eagles participant, Nathan Tella described his previous week as one of the best he’s ever had after getting a Nationwide Group call-up, Soccernet.ng reviews.
The 24-year-old winger scored his maiden Bundesliga objective in a wide ranging counter-attack towards Union Berlin, just a few days after his call-up was introduced.
Born and bred in England, Tella joined Leverkusen from Southampton final summer time in a deal price about £20 million, alongside Victor Boniface.
Talking with OmaSports TV, Tella expressed his happiness to have been bestowed the chance to characterize Nigeria.
“After I first came upon in regards to the call-up, I used to be actually pleased. Having that chance to characterize the nation is an enormous feeling for me. To get the call-up after which rating my first Bundesliga objective for Leverkusen is very large. It’s in all probability been one of the best week of my yr,” The ex-Southampton participant stated after his facet’s recreation towards Union Berlin.
Being a former teammate of Joe Aribo, and a present teammate of Die Werkself’s new poster boy, Victor Boniface, Tella has defined he’s wanting ahead to enjoying with one of the best gamers within the nation.
“I spoke to Victor, Joe Aribo and Alex Iwobi as properly. For me, I’m simply wanting ahead to enjoying with one of the best gamers within the nation and what I can be taught from all of them, in addition to implementing my model of the sport and attempting to play properly. I’m wanting ahead to it.”
With a maiden Bundesliga objective and the nationwide group call-up in per week, the winger is chock-full of confidence and needs to assist the group each time he’s referred to as upon.
“I’m nonetheless on a excessive from getting the call-up, and I wish to take the joy and the arrogance from the objective to the nationwide group and hopefully have a superb week with them, I’ve solely been to Nigeria once I was little and I look ahead to going again. Victor has assured me that he’ll take care of me,” the winger added.
The Tremendous Eagles will face Lesotho on Thursday in a bid to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, with Tella primed to make a attainable debut.