By Johnny Edward:
AS Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile is back in training and fit to feature in Sunday’s home clash against Guingamp in the Ligue 1 the Super Eagles star has exclusively informed Complete Sports.
Echiejile missed his side’s 1-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen after suffering a hip injury on international duty with the Super Eagles.
But the defender trained at Monaco’s Training Complex on Thursday morning and is in contention for a starting place.
“I trained very well today (Thursday) and I feel really great,” he told Complete Sports.
On his side poor form in the league, the 26-year old former SC Braga star was optimistic of his side returning to winning ways.
“The Champions League will be a catalyst for us and I’m optimistic about that,” he said.
“It was a good way to begin the #UefaChampionsLeague and a great result for us,” he added.
Monaco, have struggled in the French Ligue 1 this season and are second from bottom of the table, will hope for a good result at home against Guingamp who are two points ahead.