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Ike Ugbo Set To Join Onuachu, Dessers At Genk

Ike Ugbo Set To Join Onuachu, Dessers  At  Genk

Ike Ugbo is set to join Belgian Pro League side Genk on a permanent deal from Chelsea, Completesports.com reports.

Genk had a personal agreement with the Nigerian-born striker and Chelsea but Ligue 1 side Olympic Marseille threatened to scupper the deal by making a late bid for him.


According to Belgian online news hub hln.be, the Smurfs are expected to finalise the deal soon.

The 22-year-old spent last season on loan at Cercle Brugge, netting 16 goals in 32 appearances.

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Ugbo began his career with Chelsea at under-10 level and turned professional for the club back in 2015.

Since then, the striker has had five spells away from Chelsea. First came a loan spell at Barnsley in 2017/18, where he made 16 appearances and netted on one occassion.

Ugbo found success in the Dutch second divisiion at Roda JC in 2019/20, where he made 28 appearances and scored 13 times.

He scored in Chelsea’s pre-season win against Bournemouth has not appeared since.

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  • DiMastta 1 month ago

    I am confused. Is Genk the nickname of the Belgian football team, Club Brugge?
    Please CS, always publish the name of the writter of the article you roll out.

    Incompetence should not crouch behind the veils of anonymity.

  • Just read, however we publish/report has become the sobriquet for CSN. LOLZZZ. They no longer care. Only God knows the serious pass pass give going on there while the other hand is writing gibberish for people to read.