Friday August 10 2018
Chievo close to Obi deal

Chievo are close to agreeing a transfer for Torino midfielder Joel Obi and he could have his medical tomorrow.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the two clubs are down to the details for the Nigeria international and the player also agreed to the switch.

His current contract with Toro is due to expire in June 2019 and he is expected to put pen to paper on a three-year deal at the Stadio Bentegodi.

The 27-year-old spent practically his entire career in Italy, moving to the Inter youth academy in 2005.

There was a spell at Parma on loan and Obi joined Torino in 2015.

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