National TeamsPlayers Abroad Simy Nwankwo returns to Serie A with Salernitana on 1-year loan deal By Editor - August 19, 2021 0 492 Share Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Simy Nwankwo has joined newly promoted Serie A side Salernitana on a one-year loan deal. The Club has an obligation to sign for €6 million with add-ons. Photo credit | IG (ussalernitana1919official) Newly promoted Serie A Salernitana side have signed Simy Nwankwo on a one year lone deal with the obligation to buy for €6 million. Simy leaves FC Crotone after five years with the club and returns to the Serie A. Last season the Nigerian scored 20 goals in 38 league appearances for the team, however they ended up relegated. The 29 year-old’s transfer saga finally came to reasonable conclusion for all the principals after several reports of FC Crotone holding out for their asking price. A number of Serie A teams as well as West Ham were all linked with a move for the Forward. Announcement of his signing was made on Thursday by Salernitana and he has been issued the number 25. Meanwhile, the team opens their Serie A campaign with an away game against Bologna on Sunday.