By Johnny Edward:
Italian Serie A club, Udinese, has reached an agreement with Bursaspor to sign Nigeria defender, William Troost-Ekong reports, Completesportsnigeria.com.
Udinese reportedly offered €3.3m for the defender who turns 25 years old next month.
The 24 year old centre-half who was heavily linked with a move to Stade Rennais in France joined Bursaspor from Gent in 2017 and made 32 appearances and scored two goals.
Bursaspor have already published a farewell message to the Nigeria international on their official Twitter handle The defendee played 33 times and scored three goals for the club.
“Thank you @WTroostEkong ,” a tweet from Bursaspor’s official Twitter handle reads.
Troost-Ekong moved to Bursaspor a year ago for €1m after previously played for Tottenham Hotspur, Groningen, Dordrecht, KAA Gent and Haugesund.
Troost Ekong represented Holland at Under-19 and Under-21 levels but eventually chose to represent Nigeria at senior level. He he has chalked up 24 senior caps for his country and has scored one goal.