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Kenneth Omeruo | Defensemen

Team: Chelsea
Age / DOB:  (24) / 10/17/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 181

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Kenneth Omeruo has returned to Middlesbrough on loan for the 2014-15 season.
The Chelsea defender was impressive in the World Cup but not impressive enough to earn a rotation spot in Chelsea's defense. The Nigerian will have to earn his way through another sting at Middlesbrough. Boro manager Aitor Karanka is a big fan of the defender and rewarded him with 14 appearances towards the ends of last year. Despite spending this year in the Championship, Omeruo will likely be a top league defender in the future. Thu, Aug 7, 2014 07:21:00 PM
Source: Sky Sports

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Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo will return to Middlesbrough on a season-long loan according to Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka.

The Nigerian defender spent the second half of last season at Middlesbrough and featured regularly. Omeruo has earned a lot of praise from Karanka and has developed into a solid player. If he continues growing at this rate, Omeruo can replace John Terry at Chelsea in the near future. The 20-year-old is a versatile defender who can play at center-back and left-back. Expect him to be a great fantasy option in the future.
Source: Sky Sports
Wed, Jul 23, 2014 03:56:00 PM

Middlesbrough have expressed an interest in taking Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo on a season-long loan this year.

Omeruo impressed in four matches in Brazil while representing Nigeria. The young defender was deployed as a right-back with Nigeria but usually prefers to play as a center-back. The 20-year old seems to be Chelsea's future at center-back but he is not yet ready to be starting for the Blues. The most likely scenario is for him to go out on loan and return to Chelsea once John Terry retires. Whether he goes on loan or stays at Chelsea, Omeruo will not be a fantasy option this season.
Source: Sky Sports
Thu, Jul 3, 2014 08:10:00 PM

Nigeria have advanced to the round of 16 as the runner-up of Group F after losing 3-2 to Argentina.

Nigeria played fairly well but Argentina had too much firepower in the end. The Nigerians came back to tie the game twice after Messi gave Argentina the lead, but a second half goal from Marcos Rojo gave Argentina the win. Both Nigerian goals came from Ahmed Musa. Nigeria will face the winner of Group E in the round of 16, which is most likely to be France. France present a tough matchup for anyone and Nigeria will need to be on top of their game to stand a chance.
Source: FIFA
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 02:15:00 PM

Nigeria Starting XI: Enyeama, Yobo, Ambrose, Musa, Odemwingie, Emenike, Mikel, Oshaniwa, Onazi, Babatunde, Omeruo.

Kenneth Omeruo will start again for Nigeria after a successful first World Cup match against Iran earlier in the week. Joseph Yobo comes into the starting lineup.
Source: ESPN
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 05:12:00 PM

Kenneth Omeruo signed a new four year deal with Chelsea.

The 20 year old hasn't played a game for the Blues yet because he's been on loan at ADO Den Haag and Middlesbrough. He's been impressive in the Championship and could be a possible replacement for John Terry or Gary Cahill if he develops the way Chelsea expect him to. John Terry recently signed a new deal at Chelsea and Gary Cahill is in his prime, so Omeruo is not expected to make a contribution anytime soon. In all likelihood, he'll be back on loan at Middlesbrough next year.
Source: Sky Sports
Thu, May 29, 2014 01:24:00 PM