The number of Nigerian players plying their trade in the German Bundesliga might be increasing by the end of the January transfer window.

Presently, Leon Balogun, Victor Osimhen and Anthony Ujah are the top rated Nigerians in Germany but Super Eagles defender, Abdullahi Shehu could be swelling up the number soon.

Latest transfer reports indicate that German Bundesliga outfit, FC Freiburg are in race to sign Shehu from his Cyprus-based club, Anorthosis Famagusta.

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It is also understood that Turkish club, Trabzonspor are also mulling over a move for the right-back.

Trabzonspor already has another Nigerian in Ogenyi Onazi on their books but they want to bolster their squad in the winter market with the addition of Shehu.

Earlier this week, Championship side Birmingham City also enquired about the availability of the Nigerian, but it now appears they will face serious competition from more clubs.

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