Leganes new signing Kenneth Omeruo ready for his ‘biggest challenge’

Kenneth Omeruo has talked of his readiness for his ‘biggest challenge’ with Leganes after joining the Spanish side on loan from Chelsea.

On Wednesday, the Cucumber Growers completed a year deal with the defender which keeps him at the Estadio Municipal de Butarque until the end of the season .

The 24-year-old spent last season on loan with Turkish side Kasimpasa making 28 league appearances, capping it with a goal before featuring prominently for Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Following the move, Omeruo has taken to the social media to appreciate those who made the deal a reality, including his fans.

“New contract, New Loan move.  All God. thanks to my agent for pulling this off,” Omeruo posted on Instagram.

“To my beautiful wife for all the prayers and support, my family, love you guys forever.

“Kasimpasa coach you did an amazing job on me last season. My teammates in Kasimpasa and the national team and of course you guys my lovely fans thank you all. This season would be my biggest challenge and am ready for it.”

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New contract, New Loan move.. All God.. thanks to my agent @darryl90uk for pulling this off.. to my beautiful wife @oma_maranma for all the prayers and support.. my family, love you guys forever.. Kasimpasa manager you did an amazing job on me last season.. my team mates in Kasimpasa and the national team. @thetemplecompany and of course you guys my lovely fans thank you all.. this season would be my biggest challenge and am ready for it.. VAMOS #LALIGA

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Omeruo could make his debut when Leganes clash with Athletic Bilbao in their opening LaLiga game on August 20.

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