Etebo Completes Watford’s Medical ahead of Loan Move


Nigeria midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo, has undergone a medical with newly-promoted Watford ahead of a move away from English rivals Stoke City.

The 25-year-old will join the Premier League side on a season-long loan with an option to buy, BBC Sport Africa has learnt.

It will be Etebo's third loan from Stoke since he signed a fiveyear deal with them just ahead of playing for Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Last season, he was with Galatasara­y, for whom he played 26 times, and his time in Turkey followed a stint in Spain with Getafe.

Etebo made his internatio­nal debut for Nigeria in March 2016 and has won 38 caps, scoring twice for the three-time African champions.

Named CAF's most promising talent for 2015, Etebo was top scorer as Nigeria won that year's African U-23 championsh­ip before he then scored four goals to help the Dream Team clinch Olympic bronze at Rio 2016.

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Oghenekaro Etebo (left) is close to Watford loan move

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