Keshi says he will not be called up until he has sorted out his club future

Raheem Lawal in action for Nigeria's u-20

Nigerian international midfielder, Raheem Lawal, has signed a two-year contract with Turkish second division side, Adana Demirspor, without the consent of his Spanish club, Atletico Baleares. 

The 22-year old passed his medicals at the club and hopes to help his new club gain promotion to the Turkish top flight. 

Lawal, who has been given the number 4 shirt, said, “I am happy and excited. A lot has happened but I thank God for the breakthrough.

?My target is to do well and help the team gain promotion to the Super Lig at end of the season. I have shamed my detractors. I am looking forward to a great time here.”

However, reports have it that the midfielder?s move to Turkey was not authorised by his Spanish Atletico Baleares or any member of his management team. 

?The player still has two more years left on his contract with Belares, who are still not in the picture of this transfer,? a source revealed. ?His agent was also side-tracked by the player to make this move.? 

Lawal, who played for Nigeria in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches and last year?s London Olympics qualifiers in Morocco, has refused to rejoin Atletico Baleares for pre-season. 

Nigerian coach, Stephen Keshi, has made it very clear to the player that he will not be called up to the national team until he has sorted out his club future.

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