Ebuehi will leave Benfica on loan

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Nigerian defender Tyronne Ebuehi is ready for a loan in the Netherlands after failing to get a regular spot in Portuguese Premier League champions Benfica, Completesports.com reports.

Ebuehi joined the Eagles in 2018 but lost the entire campaign after facing a cruciate ligament injury in training.

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The 24-year-old also struggled with his fitness this season and has played seven games for Benfica's under-23 team and made four appearances for team B.

According to a report in the online news center abola.pt, Benfica are considering lending a right back to a club in the Netherlands before the winter transfer window closes.

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Ebuehi spent four years with Dutch Eredivisie team ADO Den Haag before moving to Benfica on a free transfer in 2018, signing a five-year contract.

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He made 78 league appearances for the club and scored a goal.

Ebuehi was in the squad of 23 players from Nigeria for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He came in as a substitute in the second half of a 2-0 win over Iceland.

By Adeboye Amosu

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