Official: Kenneth Omeruo joins Leganes permanently
- The Nigerian has been on Chelsea's books since 2012.
- He's been eager to leave for Leganes.
- The player has signed a 5-year contract.
Kenneth Omeruo has completed his permanent move to Leganes, the Chelsea official website has announced.
The Nigerian centre-back will return to the club where he was loaned out to last season. He made 31 appearances in all competitions for the La Liga side.
Earlier, Spanish newspaper AS has revealed that Chelsea have agreed to accept €5m for Omeruo who has signed a five-year contract.
The move has been predetermined by the player's desire to play at Leganes and nowhere else.
"Yes, Leganes is a team that I want to be part of because the manager trusts me soo much and wants to give me a lot of opportunities," said the Nigeria international as cited by Vanguard.
Prior to that, Omeruo spent several seasons at other clubs while still being a Chelsea player:
- 2014–2015: Middlesbrough
- 2015–2016: Kasımpaşa
- 2016–2017: Alanyaspor
- 2017–2018: Kasımpaşa
"We would like to thank Kenneth for his service and wish him all the best for the future," read the club's statement.
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