Sevilla confirms the signing of Chidera Ejuke


Spanish club side, Sevilla have confirmed the signing of Super Eagles player, Chidera Ejuke from CSKA Moscow as a free agent.

Sevilla announced the signing of the midfielder on Its official website on Monday, June 17, 2024. According to reports from the club, the Nigerian signed a three-year deal that will keep him at the club until the summer of 2027.

The midfielder who spent last season (2023/24) on loan at Royal 6 scored five goals and provided six assists in 39 appearances for the Belgian side.

The club said in a statement;

“Sevilla FC has reached an agreement with the Nigerian footballer Chidera Ejuke to become a new player for the Nervionense team, joining García Pimienta’s squad as a free agent and signing for three seasons, until June 2027. Chidera Ejuke (January 2, 1998) was born in Zaria, Nigeria, is 176 centimetres tall, is right-footed and acts mainly as a left winger, and can also do so on the right side and in the last offensive section.”

Who is Chidera Ejuke?

Ejuke started his European career in Norway with Valerenga in 2017 before moving to Heerenveen in the Netherlands, before he joined CSKA Moscow with an impressive return of 10 goals and 6 assists in 29 games during the 2019/20 season. He scored 10 goals and 8 assists in his second season which also saw him make his debut in the UEFA competition and the Europa League.

The 19-year-old spent the 2022/23 season on loan at Hertha Berlin before joining Royal Antwerp last season, where he scored 5 goals and provided 6 assists in 39 appearances across all competitions, with four appearances in the Champions League.

Ejuke has eight caps for Nigeria, making his debut in 2020.

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