- Oghenekaro Etebo completes short term loan deal to Getafe until the end of the season
- The La Liga club has an option to sign him permanently if he impresses after his short spell
- Etebo featured for his parent club 14 times across competitions in the first half of the season but without a goal to his credit
Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has completed a short term loan move to La Liga side Getafe until the end of the ongoing season according to Football Espana.
Los Azulones signed the Nigerian football star as a replacement for Markel Bergara who announced his retirement owing to the numerous injuries he has suffered.
However, the 24-year-old has the next six months to convince the Coliseum Alfonso Perez's outfit to hand him a permanent deal at the end of the campaign.
Etebo is not alien to the Spanish League having represented Las Palmas 14 times in the second half of the 2017/18 season. He could not help them avoid relegation after his loan spell.
The former Feirense of Portugal star moved to England after the 2018 FIFA World Cup on a deal valued around €7.2 million.
He featured for his country's national team in Russia two years ago but was unable to stop them from crashing out at the group stage.
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In the first half of the 2019-20 season, Etebo 11 Championship games for struggling Stoke - starting just eight matches for them.
The midfielder was however allowed to leave the club as they hope to reduce their wage bull to avoid going bankrupt.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo has been linked with a move away from English club Stoke City and he could be on his way to Turkey or the Spanish La Liga.
Turkish side Besiktas and Spanish club Eibar are reported to be the two sides who are interested in signing Oghenekaro Etebo when the January transfer window opens.
There are reports in France according to Complete Sports that Etebo who was impressive at 2019 Nations Cup is on the verge of leaving Stoke City.
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