Omeruo pens Chelsea extension

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Chelsea defender Kenneth
Omeruo has penned a new
contract that will keep him
at Stamford Bridge until
The Nigeria international joined the Premier League
club in January 2012 from Standard Liege’s youth
academy and has spent time on loan at ADO Den
Haag and Middlesbrough.
Though yet to make his Chelsea bow, Omeruo has
14 international caps to his name and was a vital
part of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations triumph last
And the 20-year-old centre-back, who is set to
represent his country at this summer’s World Cup in
Brazil, is hopeful of finally making an impression at
Stamford Bridge next season.
He told the club’s official website: “I’m thrilled to
sign a new contract with Chelsea and am really
excited about the future.
“To play at such a fantastic club is a real honour for
me and I’ll be working incredibly hard to be
“I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time in England so far
and can’t wait to get going.”

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