Super Eagles midfielder, Etebo joins Watford

Watford have signed Oghenekaro Etebo from Stoke City on a season-long loan.

The 25-year-old is the latest Nigerian to join Xisco Munoz’s side ahead of the 2021/2022 campaign.

This follows the arrival of Emmanuel Dennis from Club Brugge on a permanent deal.

Etebo’s move to Watford is his third loan move away from Stoke City.

The Super Eagles star spent the last one and a half seasons with Getafe and Galatasaray.

He has been at Stoke since 2018 and he played 45 matches in the Championship with two goals to his name.

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“Watford FC is pleased to confirm the signing of Peter Etebo on a season-long loan from Stoke City, with an option to buy.

“The box-to-box midfielder, 25, is capped 38 times by Nigeria’s senior team, having previously turned out 19 times for the Super Eagles’ Under-23s.

“Since joining the Potters in June 2018, Etebo has also spent time on loan at Getafe and Galatasaray, appearing in the Europa League for the latter,” read a statement on the club’s website.

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