Nigeria international Samuel Kalu was conspicuously absent from the training session at French Ligue 1 club FC Girondins de Bordeaux on Monday, June 22.
Bordeaux have started preparations for the new season but without two of their African stars Kalu and Edson Mexer.
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French journalist Clement Carpentier tweeted that the two players were unable to return to France due to flight restrictions within Nigeria and Mozambique.
The 22-year-old is expected to return to France as from July 1 when international flights from Africa to France begin operations after the border was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Kalu’s future at Bordeaux has been the subject of speculation since the January transfer window, with reports linking him with a possible move to Galatasaray.
The winger found himself back in favour towards the end of the curtailed season, starting the last three games played by Bordeaux in the Ligue 1 after he was omitted from five consecutive matchday squads.
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