By Johnny Edward: Nigerian striker Ezekiel Henty has joined Hungarian top division club Puskás Akadémia FC on a six-month loan deal till the end of the season from Videoton, Completesportsnigeria.com reports.
Henty who rejected a move to Slovan Bratislava last week becomes the fourth player to arrive at Puskás Akadémia FC during the winter transfer window after Slovenian Denis Klinar and Dejan Trajkovski, and Diego Gonzalo.
The former AC Milan star was also delighted to be reunited with his former Olimpija Ljubljana teammate Klinar at the club.
“I am happy to be at the Puskás Academy until the end of the season, even more so that I do not have to play against Denis Klinar, but with him in a team because he is a very technical and quick defender,” the Nigerian striker told his new club’s official website.
Henty also tweeted to express his delight joining his eight career club.
“I am happy to have joined this very ambitious club. The PUSKAS Academy. #Newchallenge,” he wrote.
Henty has previously featured for AC Milan, Spezia, Perugia, Nova Gorica, Olimpija Ljubljana, Locomotive Moscow and Baniyas.
The 24-year-old is expected to make his debut for Puskás Akadémia FC next Monday against Zalaegerszegi.