Efe Ambrose completes move to English club Derby County

Efe Ambrose completes move to English club Derby County

- Efe Ambrose has confirmed that he has completed a move to Derby County

- Ambrose while confirming the development said he is happy to sign for the club

- But the Championship club under Frank Lampard are yet to confirm the news

Nigeria international Efe Ambrose has reportedly revealed that he has joined English Championship club Derby County on a short-term deal.

The 30-year-old Super Eagles defender has been without a club since January this year after leaving Celtic and has now teamed up with Frank Lampard's side.

Former Chelsea star Frank Lampard who is the handler of Derby County was said to have been impressed with the training of Efe Ambrose before signing him.

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And according to the report by Nigerian media platform ScoreNigeria, Efe Ambrose described his move to Derby County as a privilege for him.

“I am honored and it is a privilege to play under a legend like Frank Lampard.

“The club’s target is to get the automatic promotion or playoff spot, which I pray that I could be able to play a big part of that by helping them achieve this by God’s grace." Ambrose said.

Meanwhile, Championship club Derby County are yet to confirm the signing of the Nigerian football star.

Should they later confirm it, then the move is expected to help the player to make a return to the Super Eagles squad ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

There are reports that Super Eagles' gaffer Gernot Rohr is planning to give Efe Ambrose the chance in the his squad for the Nations Cup.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr revealed why he is yet to invite Efe Ambrose back to the national team.

The defender has not been recalled into the squad since the German took charge of the Super Eagles team in 2016.

And now the former Burkina Faso gaffer has opened up on why he is yet to send an invite to one of Nigeria's most consistent defenders in Europe.

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