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Super Eagles defender set to complete switch to Serie A club

Super Eagles full back Tyrone Ebuehi is on the verge of completing a switch to newly promoted Italian Serie A side Venezia.

According to tuttomercatoweb, newly promoted Serie A team are in advance talk with Ebuehi’s club Benfica and the deal could be completed in the next few days.

The report adds that Ebuehi is already in Italy for medical and has agreed personal terms with Venezia.

Venezia want to sign the player on loan with an option to make the move permanent at the end of the season.

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Ebuehi spent the entire last season on loan at Dutch club FC Twente and scored once in 33 league appearances, and but the Eredivisie side failed to sign him permanently after Benfica demanded a €2m transfer fee.

Ebuehi joined Benfica after breakthrough season with Dutch side ADO Den Haag in 2018 and later suffered a ligament injury that ruled him out of action for nine months.

Should the transfer goes according to plans, Ebuehi will become the second Super Eagles star in Italian top flight league after Victor Osimhen.

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