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Oghenekaro Etebo joins Stoke on five-year deal

June 11, 2018
Oghenekaro Etebo
Oghenekaro Etebo

Nigeria International, Oghenekaro Etebo on Monday joins Stoke City on five-year deal.

Etebo will be the first signing of the summer for the team after agreeing on a £6.35m deal with Portuguese side, Feirense.

Etebo joined Las Palmas on loan for the second half of the 2017-18 season where he made 14 league appearances in the Spanish LaLiga.

The 22-year-old star will be playing for Nigeria at this year World Cup.Speaking, Stoke City boss, Gary Rowett said: “We’re really excited to have got the deal over the line for Etebo. I’m looking forward to seeing him in a Stoke City shirt, as I’m sure our supporters are too.

“Etebo is a very mobile, energetic midfielder and he’s a great age.

“He has played in the top divisions in Portugal and Spain and, of course, he’s heading into the World Cup with Nigeria, which will be an amazing experience for him.”

Chief executive Tony Scholes added: “We are delighted Etebo has chosen to join Stoke City, becoming our first signing of the summer.

“I’m particularly pleased that he took the time to look beyond our current league status and understand who we are as a club, before choosing us ahead of current Premier League and Bundesliga clubs.”

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