Spanish Side CD Leganes confirmed the signing of Nigeria international Chidozie Awaziem on a season-long loan on Thursday evening.

Awaziem joins the La liga outfit from Portuguese side FC Porto. The defender will wear the number 12 jersey for Los Pepineros in the new season and he is expected to begin training with his new side on Friday. 

The 22-year old his professional career with Porto in 2015 and recently signed a new four-year contract but has struggled to secure regular playing time with the Portuguese giants. 

This latest move to the Madrid-based outfit is the versatile defender’s third loan spell after featuring for Nantes in France and for Turkey’s Caykur Rizespor last season, where he made 16 league appearances for the side as they avoided relegation from the Turkish top-flight.

Awaziem will now team up with Super Eagles teammate Kenneth Omeruo, who recently signed for the Mauricio Pellegrino side in a permanent deal earlier this week. 

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