Brentford Trigger Buy Option Of Flying Eagles Defender Frederick

Brentford Trigger Buy Option Of Flying Eagles Defender Frederick

Premier League club Brentford have triggered the buy option to sign Flying Eagles defender Benjamin Frederick.

This is according to Italian journalist and transfer expert Fabrizio Romano.

Quoting sources from Nigeria, Brentford decided to activate the option and sign the 18-year-old from Kaduna based Simoiben Academy.

Romano also revealed that the contract will be valid until 2028.

Fredrick is a graduate of the Simoiben Football Academy set up by Super Eagles and Nantes winger Moses Simon.

Prior to the start of the 2021–22 season he joined ABS FC and made his debut for them in February 2022, winning the man of the match award.

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In August 2023, Frederick signed for Brentford on loan with the option to make the deal permanent.

He was included in the Brentford first-team match day squad for the first time in January 2024, named as a substitute for an FA Cup tie against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

He featured for the Flying Eagles that finished third at the 2023 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt in January 2023, playing every minute.

Also, in May 2023 he was named in the Flying Eagles squad for the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina.

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  • Chima E Samuels 2 months ago

    This is the guy who deserves recognition and not that back door Yum yum fc player. I hope to see Ben in the SE very soon if our politicians permit.

  • Greatness 2 months ago

    Good one for Benjamin Frederick. Keep working hard, boy.

  • 9jaRealist 2 months ago

    Congrats Benji! Bet Brentford probably got him for dirt cheap too.

  • Congratulations.Long term replacement for Omeruo, Eletu of AC Milan, Long term replacement for Aribo.Tosin of Fulham : medium term replacement for Semi Ajayi

  • Thanks Ladan Bosso for unearthing Benjamin Fredericks.

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