Transfer: Super Eagles defender, Omeruo leaves Chelsea, joins LaLiga club

Transfer: Super Eagles defender, Omeruo leaves Chelsea, joins LaLiga club

Super Eagles defender at the just concluded African Cup of Nations in Egypt, Kenneth Omeruo, has completed a permanent transfer to La Liga side, Leganes, according to Chelsea’s official website.
Omeruo returned to the club where he spent a successful season on loan in 2018/19, making 31 appearances.

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Omeruo signed for Chelsea in 2012 from Standard Liege, and subsequently spent time on loan in the Netherlands, Turkey, Spain and with Championship side Middlesbrough.

The club’s statement added that, “The Nigerian international has played over 50 times for his country, including at the 2014 and 2018 World Cups.

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“He recently helped the Super Eagles to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations, a tournament he won alongside John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses in 2013.

“We would like to thank Kenneth for his service and wish him all the best for the future.”

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