Kenneth Omeruo joins new club [PHOTO]

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has joined Spanish top division side, CD Leganes on a season loan deal from Chelsea.

Omeruo completed his move to Mauricio Pellegrino’s side and took part in the club’s photograph session which was posted on the club’s official Twitter handle on Wednesday.

Omeruo will be presented on Friday at the club’s Butarque Sports Facility.

Leganes will have a buy-option on Omeruo set at 5 million euros, but complete with a 20 percent sell-on clause as well should he transfer out from Leganes in the future.

The 24 year-old Omeruo is one of the 30 players sent out on loan by Chelsea for the 2018/19 season.

Omeruo’s management also confirmed the switch in a statement sent to DAILY POST.

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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