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Done Deal: Nigerian Forward Joins Scottish Club Aberdeen

Done Deal: Nigerian Forward Joins Scottish Club Aberdeen

Scottish Premiership club, Aberdeen have announced the signing of Nigerian forward, Peter Ambrose.

Ambrose linked up with the Dons from Hungarian side Ujpest for an undisclosed fee.

The 22-year-old penned a three-year contract, with the option of another year.

The striker is Aberdeen’s second summer signing.

Ambrose expressed his delight after signing his contract.

“It feels so good to be here. I have had such a warm welcome from everybody and I think everything will be very good here,” he told the club’s official website.

“I spoke to the manager and he told me his plans and what we will be working on. He told me that he would teach me and direct me on how he wants to play and that I just have to trust him and everything will be fine.

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“When I was told of the interest from Aberdeen I was so grateful. Growing up as a kid I knew about the Scottish League and Aberdeen so I feel it is a big step for me.

“I can’t wait to pull on the Aberdeen shirt and to see the fans and play in front of them.”

Ambrose started his career in Nigeria with Optimum Academy in Abuja, before joining Turkish side Balikesispor in 2021.

The player was promoted to the first team the following season.

The forward later moved to Ujpest and finished last season as the team’s top goalscorer with 10 goals in 27 starts, prompting interest from several clubs.

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