Slavia Prague of Czech Republic striker, Peter Olayinka has received a firm promise from the Easter European club that he would be allowed to leave this summer, if a solid offer comes his way, megasportsarena.com reports.
This assurance came from chairman of the Prague-based club’s board of directors, Jaroslav Tvrdík, who affirmed that they are ready to allow Olayinka move in the summer transfer window, ion the condition that they receive a suitable bid for his signature.
The club’s top shot added that they already have a gentleman’s agreement with Olayinka, whose efforts boosted Prague’s surge in this season’s UEFA Europa League, in which they beat Bayer Leverkusen of Germany and OGC Nice of France in the group stage, Leicester City of England in the round of 32 and Glasgow Rangers of Scotland in the last-16.
Despite facing an injury-plagued season, Olayinka has notched 16 goals across all competitions, including five in the Europa League before Slavia were eliminated by Arsenal of England in the quarter-finals.
Arsenal’s fellow-London-based English Premier League rivals, West Ham United have expressed interest in the 25-year-old versatile winger-cum-striker, who previously had spells in Albania, Cyprus and Belgium prior to joining Slavia Prague, with whom he is contracted until June 2023.
Tvrdík has now come out with an assurance that the player will be allowed to depart Slavia if they receive a good offer and the top shot told iSport: “On the other hand, Peter Olayinka already has a promise that if a good offer comes, he will be able to leave.”