Latest Sports

Ebuehi joins Dutch club FC Twente on loan from Benfica

Super Eagles defender, Tyronne Ebuehi has completed a loan move to Dutch Eredivisie side, FC Twente from Portuguese club, Benfica.

The 24-year-old will be on loan at the club for one season, and the club having an option of complete a permanent move afterwards.

“It feels great to be here at FC Twente,” Ebuehi said after the move was announced on Friday.

“The conversations I had with the club were very positive and I am looking forward to playing here.

“In the past I played against FC Twente with ADO. Twente is a big club and I want to prove myself here, but of course also help the club.”

Read Also: World Cup: Ebuehi, other players unhappy with Rohr

Twente won their only Dutch Eredivisie title in the 2009/2010 campaign under former England coach Steve McClaren.

They were crowned Dutch second division champions in 2018/2019 which saw them gain promotion back to the Eredivisie.

Prior to the cancellation of the league in the Netherlands due to the coronavirus outbreak, Twente were in 14th position in the 18-team league table.

Twente will play at home against Fortuna Sittard in their season opener on September 12.

Join the conversation

Opinions

About the author

Ben Ugbana

/* ]]> */