Transfer: Comprehensive List Of Nigerian Players That Signed For New Clubs

Henry Onyekuru on Monday joined the list of Nigerians who moved places in the 2018/2019 football transfer window following his switch to Monaco, Concise News reports.

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This news medium understands that Onyekuru joined Monaco on Monday from Premier League side Everton for an undisclosed fee.

He never made an appearance for the Toffees after joining on a five-year deal from Belgian club KAS Eupen for £7m in 2017.

He spent the 2017-18 season back in Belgium on loan at Anderlecht before another loan deal at Turkish side Galatasaray last term.

Onyekuru scored 14 goals in 31 league games as Galatasaray won the title.

Transfer Involving Nigerian Players

However, Onyekuru was not the only Nigerian that joined a new club in the transfer window as seen below:

Iwobi Alex: Arsenal To Everton

EPL: What Super Eagles Star Iwobi Must Do - Everton Coach
Arsenal vs BATE: Iwobi Appreciates Squad’s Mental Approach (image courtesy Getty)

The Eagles star moved to Everton from his childhood club Arsenal for 35 million Pounds on transfer Deadline Day in England.

He had been with the Gunners for 16 years and scored 15 times in 148 matches for the North London team.

Osimhen Teams Up With Monaco

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has finally completed a transfer to French Ligue 1 side Lille Olympique Sporting Club(LOSC).

According to reports, Belgian club Sporting Charleroi agreed on a €12m fee including bonuses for the 20-year-old.

Mikel Obi: Middlesbrough To Trabzonspor

Transfer News: John Obi Mikel Joins Trabzonspor
Mikel Obi [Photo: Mighty George/Twitter]
Mikel joined Turkish club Trabzonspor after his six-month loan stint with Middlesbrough in the England Championship.

He had played in the Chinese Super League for Tianjin Teda before joining Borough in England.

Kenneth Omeruo Seals Leganes Move From Chelsea

He joined Chelsea in 2012 but has never played a game for them. Image: Twitter

Spanish La Liga side, CD Leganes have completed the signing of Super Eagles star, Kenneth Omeruo from Chelsea as he penned a five-year deal, Concise News reports.

“I’m delighted to have put pen to paper for CD Leganes. I will be unveiled when I resume soon,” Omeruo said.

Omeruo also stood out for the Super Eagles at the recently concluded Africa Cup of Nations, where Nigeria won the bronze medal and narrowly missed out of the team of the tournament, but was one of the most impressive defenders at the biennial competition.

Francis Uzoho: Deportivo To Omonia Nicosia

Uzoho manned Nigeria’s goal at the 2018 World Cup in Russia (image courtesy Elche)

The goalkeeper returns to Cyprus on a loan spell with Omonia Nicosia from Spanish second division team Deportivo La Coruna.

He lost his first place in the Nigerian side at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) and was third on the log.

Semi Ajayi Rotherham To West Brom

Super Eagles Midfielder Crowned Championship Player Of The Month
Semi Ajayi in club colours/Completes Sports

The defender who missed the 2019 AFCON teamed up with West Bromwich Albion from League One outfit Rotherham United.

He bagged eight goals in all games for Rotherham in the 2018-19 season, winning the Championship Player of the Month for March.

Azubuike Okechukwu: Pyramids FC To Istanbul Basaksehir 

The defender sealed a move to Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a one-year-long loan from Egyptian side Pyramids FC.

Dele-Bashiru: He Joined Watford From Man City

Transfer News: Flying Eagles Midfielder Joins Watford On Six-Year Deal

The Flying Eagles star penned a six-year deal after his contract expired at Manchester City.

He played once for the Premier League champions, in the Carabao Cup in 2017.

Tom Dele-Bashiru was part of the Nigerian team that played at the U-20 World Cup earlier this year.

N.B: The transfer window has not ended in Europe and as such, this list will be updated in due course.