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Chelsea’s Kenneth Omeruo joins LaLiga side, Leganes on loan

Chelsea Football Club of England defender, Kenneth Omeruo has sealed a loan move to LaLiga club, Club Deportivo Leganés.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defender was unveiled on Tuesday as part of the club’s team for the 2018/ 2019 LaLiga Santander season which commences on Monday with an away game at Atletico Bilbao.

Omeruo, a versatile centre-back also plays right-wing position and will provide multiple options for the Mauricio Pellegrino side.

Confirming the player’s switch, representative of his management, Koye Sowemimo, Head of Sports, Temple Management Company (TMC), said, “we are delighted to see Kenneth join C.D. Leganes in La Liga. This move brings him closer to his supporters who will now be able to watch him regularly on TV. This move comes off the back of a successful world cup outing where he demonstrated why he is Nigeria’s best central defender”.

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Omeruo will bring to the Madrid-based club his fine form from national duties at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia where he was one of the star performers for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.


Anthony Nlebem