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Chelsea cut asking price by €2.5m as Omeruo joins Leganes

Chelsea cut asking price by €2.5m as Omeruo joins Leganes
August 14
13:40 2019
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Kenneth Omeruo, Super Eagles defence stalwart, has penned a five-year deal with Spanish La Liga side, Leganes.

Chelsea lowered the initial €7 million asking price to €4.5m for the center-back before, Chelsea official website confirmed on Tuesday night.

“We would like to thank Kenneth for his service and wish him all the best for the future,” the club statement said.

The 25-year-old spent last season on loan at Leganes and make 31 league appearances for the club in the 2018/19 season.

Chelsea turned down a bid from French Ligue 1 club, Amiens, for the player while Spanish side, Celta Vigo also registered interest in him.

Omeruo linked up with Chelsea from Belgian club, Standard Liege, in January 2012 and was immediately loaned out to Dutch Eredivisie outfit, ADO Den Haag.

He also had loan stints with Championship club Middlesbrough, as well as Kasimpasa and Alanyaspor in the Turkish League.

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze medallist has 50 appearances for Nigeria.

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