Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi has revealed why he is joining English Championship club, Birmingham City.
Onazi said it was because the cluba��s manager, Harry Redknapp has long wanted to sign him.
He also said he believed his experience will help the club return to the English topflight.
The Benue-born midfielder is expected to complete his transfer to England within few hours.
Onazi said, a�?Redknapp first wanted to sign me when he was in charge of Tottenham Hotspur, but for some reasons he couldna��t.
a�?He has called me to say he wants big, experienced players to help his team gain promotion back to the Premier League.
a�?For me, this is an opportunity for me to get into the system.
a�?I believe that within a year, we will be playing in the Premier League.a�?