Oghenekaro Etebo will work a under a new coach at Stoke City following the appointment of Michael O’Neill as the new manager of the side.
O’Neill replaces Nathan Jones who was axed as manager earlier this month following a disastrous start to the campaign.
He will take charge of his first game on Saturday as Stoke confront home side and fellow strugglers Barnsley.
“Stoke City are delighted to confirm the appointment of Michael O’Neill as the Club’s new manager,” reads a statement on Stoke City’s official website.
“The 50-year-old heads to the bet365 Stadium after a hugely successful eight-year spell in charge of Northern Ireland during which time he became the first manager to lead them to the European Championship finals in 2016.
“O’Neill, who has signed a three-and-a-half-year contract with the Club, will take charge of City at Barnsley tomorrow after he oversaw his first training session this morning.
“The Club can also confirm that O’Neill will take charge of Ireland’s forthcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers against Holland next Saturday and Germany the following Tuesday .
“Michael is now fully focussed on preparing the team for the trip to Barnsley and will speak to the media for the first time as manager of Stoke City after the game in South Yorkshire.”11 BUSINESS NUGGETS FROM SUPER EAGLES BRONZE MEDAL TRIUMPH. The content of this ebook will propel you above your competition. DOWNLOAD NOW!!!