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Chelsea defender Omeruo excited about Kasimpasa loan

Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo has joined Turkish Super Lig side Kasimpasa on a season-long loan deal.


The 21-year-old Nigeria international underwent his medical on Tuesday before signing a deal, which includes an option for the Turkish club to buy him permanently at the end of the loan.

"The target is to get a lot of playing time and help Kasimpasa achieve their objectives," he told BBC Sport.

"I've come to Turkey to reciprocate the club's determination to bring me here. I want to show the manager and the fans that they have made a good choice and I am completely focused on breaking into the squad and prove myself here.

"They have strong faith in my ability and I need to prove it. Last season was difficult because of injuries which affected me both at club and international level but I have put all that behind me.

"Kasimpasa approached Chelsea in a professional manner and the chance to test myself in a top league is very challenging."

Omeruo joined Chelsea from Belgian side Standard Liege in 2012 and has since had loan spells at ADO Den Haag and Middlesbrough.

Vyom Chaudhary
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