By Johnny Edward:
Nigerian international left-back Elderson Echiejile has joined Belgian First Division B (second-tier) club Cercle Brugge until the end of the season after he cancelled his contract with Turkish Sivasspor Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports.
Cercle Brugge are owned by French side giants AS Monaco, the parent club of Echiejile.
Super Eagles regular Echiejile joined Sivasspor on a season-long loan deal from AS Monaco last summer but hardly featured for the team, making 10 appearances in all competitions (seven Turkish league games and three Turkish Cup games) in the first half of the season.
Echiejile has undergone a successful medical at Cercle Brugge and will be unveiled before the Belgian transfer window closes on Wednesday night, CSN gathered.
Cercle Brugge currently lead the Belgian First Division B second stage with 23 points from 10 games.
The 30-year-old defender had already played in Belgium in the 2016 season, when he was on loan from AS Monaco to Standard Liege.
Echiejile has also featured for Stade Rennes and SC Braga.Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN