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Talented Nigerian star joins Premier League club

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.

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“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.

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“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.

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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”.

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“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.”

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