Premier League club Brentford football club has confirmed the transfer of Nigerian midfielder Frank Onyeka from Danish side FC Midtjylland for an undisclosed fee, on a five-year deal that will see him stay at the club until 2026.
“Brentford have completed the signing of Nigeria international midfield player Frank Onyeka,” the club said in a statement on their official website.
The move is subject to international clearance, according to the club, but the 23-year-old has already passed his medical and received his work permit at the weekend.
“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,” the statement added.
While Onyeka will now undergo a period of quarantine before joining with the squad for training, his new manager, Thomas Frank, is looking forward to working with a player he has described as “dynamic”.
“I am looking forward to getting Frank in the building,” Frank said. “We think he is a strong addition to the squad, and we are looking forward to working with him. He is a very dynamic player.”