Transfer window Sevilla Completes Ejuke Signing Ahead Of Next Season

Former Europa League champions Sevilla have completed the signing of Super Eagles winger Chidera Ejuke on a free transfer.

Ejuke was loaned by Russian club CSKA Moscow to Antwerp for the 2023/24 season.

The club in a announced the arrival of the player as their first signing ahead of the 2024/2025 La Liga season.

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“Our first summer signing has arrived, in the form of Nigerian international Chidera Ejuke.”

Born in Zaria, Ejuke is right-footed and most recently has been deployed on the left wing, but has played in all attacking positions throughout his career in Europe, which began in 2017 with Valerenga.

Arriving in Norway as a 19-year-old, he made 59 appearances across two seasons, scoring 15 goals and registering six assists, before moving to the Netherlands to sign for Heerenveen.

In his only season at the club, he racked up 10 goals and another six assists in his only season, before catching the attention of CSKA Moscow.

With the Russian side, he added another 10 goals and eight assists to his career tally, as well as making his debut in European competition, with five appearances in the UEFA Europa League.

For the last two seasons, he has enjoyed loan spells, firstly at Hertha Berlin during the 2022/23 season, where he shared a dressing room with Dodi Lukebakio, and then Royal Antwerp, where he made four appearances in the UEFA Champions League this season for Mark van Bommel’s side.

At international level, Ejuke made his debut for the Nigerian national team in 2020 after representing the Super Eagles at various youth levels, and has since earned eight caps during qualifying campaigns for the World Cup and Africa Cup of Nations.

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