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Agent admits AIK want to sell Otieno as Man City, Leicester circle

The agent of AIK fullback Erick Otieno admits he could be on the move this summer.

Scouts from Leicester, Manchester City and Brighton all watched the Kenya international last Sunday against Hammarby.

Otieno is a 24 year-old Kenya international, who plays at fullback for AIK. He was originally brought to Europe by Georgia's Kolkheti Poti from Gor Mahia FC. He joined AIK two years ago from Vasalund, having previously played in Georgia and Albania.

His form has made headlines in Sweden and attracted the interest of clubs from England and across Europe, as his agent has confirmed.

Otieno's representative Jamal Ibrahim told FotbollDirekt via Fotboll Transfers: "Of course there are foreign clubs that follow him. Especially after the match against Hammarby, I have received many calls. There is not much I can say about it, but that many are interested and follow him is true.

"From top leagues in Europe to more 'regular' leagues. We respect everyone who hears from us. But as I told Erick. We just want to focus on the next match with AIK and respect the contract he has (2024). We are not thinking of other clubs now that only three games of the season have passed."

Ibrahim admits AIK are prepared to sell Otieno, who has played seven times for his Swedish club so far this season and produced an impressive three assists in his role as left-back.

The agent added: "We talk to AIK from time to time about Erick and they want to sell him. We're glad the club wants to sell him. They will sell him, at the same time it is up to AIK if the offer is right when it comes in. Whether it will be this summer or this winter we will see."

AIK currently sit second on the Allsvenskan table behind Djurgarden on goal difference.


- updated May 3

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