German publication Bild has reported that the anticipated move of Nigerian striker Rafiu Durosinmi to Eintracht Frankfurt has fallen through. The Bundesliga side reportedly terminated the deal after an abnormality surfaced during the player’s medical examination, which was unrelated to the knee injury he is recovering from.
According to Bild, Eintracht Frankfurt proudly announced the signing of loanee Donny van de Beek on New Year’s Day but faced a setback the next day with the cancellation of Rafiu Durosinmi’s transfer due to irregularities discovered in the mandatory medical check. Notably, the issues did not pertain to the knee ligament injury he sustained in early October.
Frankfurt had considered Durosinmi as an ideal replacement for Randal Kolo Muani, who joined Paris Saint-Germain the previous summer. The 20-year-old Nigerian, known for his aerial prowess, strength, and pace, had performed well for the Czech side before suffering the knee ligament injury.
Standing at 1.92m tall, Durosinmi was set to join the 2022 UEFA Europa League champions for €9m, signing a long-term contract expected to keep him at the club until 2028.