Chelsea Kenneth Omeruo arrives Middlesbrough
Nigeria international Kenneth Omeruo will be unveiled as Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka first signing this week.
Middlesbrough head coach confirmed after Saturday’s 2-0 home defeat to Hull that Omeruo, a 20-year-old Chelsea defender, will join Boro for the remainder of the current season.
“We have been working on a deal and he will be with us on Tuesday and staying for the rest of the season,” said Karanka.
“He’s a strong defender and we need to improve at the back and we need a strong defender and Kenneth is a strong player a very good player, he can play at centre-back and right-back.
“We are looking for many positions but we need to be very smart with the players that come here because I’m very happy with my squad.”