Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo’s seven-year stay in West London club, Chelsea, may come to an end soon, following moves by the Blues to sell him to Leganes in a permanent £4.5m deal. Omeruo, 25, was part of Super Eagles squad that grabbed a bronze medal at the recently concluded Egypt 2019 AFCON.
He scored Nigeria’s lone goal in their second group match against the Syli Nationale of Guinea in Alexandria.He was on loan with the Spanish side last season and wants to stay with them. Omeruo has never played a first team game for Chelsea in seven years.
According to thesun.co.uk, Chelsea are in talks with Leganes over a permanent deal for Omeruo. Leganes did not take up their £6.4 million option on Omeruo but are hoping to land him in a deal worth £4.5 million.
Omeruo has a year left on his Stamford Bridge contract and is the longest-serving player at Stamford Bridge. He has teams looking to sign him from France and Turkey, where he had spells with Alanyaspor and Kasımpasa earlier in his career. Read more