Omeruo spent the second half of the 2013/14 season at Middlesbrough, his first real taste of English football and an experience he looks back on with fondness.
"It was great," he told chelseafc.com. "I didn't expect it to turn out as good as it was so I am really happy with how it went. I do feel at home in English football. Middlesbrough had a wonderful team, good management and strong facilities, so I blended well.
'The football was a bit physical which I had to learn as quickly as possible if I wanted to achieve anything before the World Cup, and I am very happy with everything."
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