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Done Deal: Leganes Sign Omeruo

Spanish La Liga side Leganes has completed the signing of Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo for a reported fee of Five million Pounds.

Omeruo has reportedly signed five year deal for Leganes which will keep him at Leganes until 2024.

Chelsea’s had earlier rejected a bid from Leganes for Omeruo earlier this week but the La Liga side returned with a second bid which was accepted by the Europa League Champions.

Kenneth Omeruo on his part says he is relieved that the deal has finally been sealed.

Speaking exclusively to Score Nigeria moments after sealing the deal the Super Eagles defender said,

“This is really a huge relief for me. My seven-year relationship with Chelsea has come to an end with my new deal at Leganes”.

“I am glad that I now have a permanent contract at Leganes.”

While also expressing his appreciation to those he said made the deal possible, he said

“I thank my agent, Chelsea FC and Leganes, that this deal was finally sealed after Chelsea rejected previous offers from Leganes”.

“Of course Leganes wanted the deal to happen because they believe in me and I will put in my best for the team. It has always been my desire to remain in Spain.”

It could be recalled that joined the 25 year old joined Chelsea in 2012, but never played any official game for ‘The Blues’, who preferred to ship him off on loan season after season.

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