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Nigerian midfielder, Frank Onyeka joins Premier League newboys Brentford

Super Eagles midfielder, Frank Onyeka has joined Premier League newcomers, Brentford in a deal that will see him stay at the club until 2026.

Onyeka, 23, who previously played for FC Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga becomes the first Super Eagles player to play for the club and has swelled the Nigerian contingent in the Premier League ahead of the 2021/22 season.

A statement on the club’s website confirming the addition reads, “Brentford have completed the signing of Nigeria international midfield player Frank Onyeka, subject to international clearance. A work permit for the 23-year-old was received at the weekend and he has completed a medical.

“Frank will join from FC Midtjylland, where Brentford FC owner Matthew Benham has the majority shareholding, for an undisclosed fee and has signed a five-year contract. He arrived in the UK yesterday, Monday 19 July, and will now undergo a period of quarantine before joining with the squad for training.

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