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Benfica Join Race To Sign Ebuehi

Benfica Join Race To Sign Ebuehi

By Adeboye Amosu: Portuguese club, Benfica, have joined the race to sign Nigeria right-back, Tryonne Ebuehi, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.

The 22-year-old who is currently in the books of Dutch club ADO Den Haag will be a free agent this summer and has also been linked with a move to English Championship outfit Norwich City.

ADO Dn Haag have also offered the defender who is expected to be part of Nigeria’s squad to the 2018 World Cup in Russia a new contract.

However, according to a report in Portuguese online outlet, Ojogo.pt Benfica are prepared to swoop for the defender in the summer.

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Benfica, according to the report, have sent scouts to watch Ebuehi in action for ADO De Haag this season, and got a favourable assessment on the player.

“In favour of the 22-year-old defender are some characteristics assessed by the scouting team, such as good defensive placement, physical ability (has 1.87m) and ease in offensive support, but also the fact of being at the end of contract,”reads the scouting report posted on the website.

Born in the Netherlands, Ebuehi opted to play for Nigeria in 2017 and has two caps for the three-time African champions.

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  • It will be good for him. He is very talented, he is our world cup second number 2

  • taiwo marley 4 years ago

    well I want him to join benfica

  • erick akpama 4 years ago

    its good for the country, he is a talent for nigeria

  • AKOSUBO ALFRED 4 years ago

    I prefer Ebuehi to Shehu and Aina in that right back position . I pray he goes to a club that will groom him better .

  • Luis Moreira 4 years ago

    He shouldn’t go to Benfica. That club is all over Portuguese media for its email scandals involving passive and active influence of the referees. Will they be punished? Probably not because the government supports them. This is why the Portuguese League is a huge joke. Benfica gets 0 points in the champions league yet somehow they are within a few points of FC Porto and sporting Lisbon. Shameful club.

  • Obinna nwamara 4 years ago

    let him join benfica,that will sharpens his chances in super Eagle line up