Nigerian Youngster Seals Permanent Exit From Swansea City

Nigerian youngster Joel Asoro has sealed a permanent exit from Swansea City after joinning Swedish Allsvenskan side Djurgardens IF.

 

The 21-year-old forward has struggled for regular opportunities at the Liberty Stadium and spent time on loan with Eredivisie outfit Groningen and Serie A side Genoa over the past two years.

 

 

 

Djurgardens IF confirmed the signing of Asoro via their club official website and social media handle.

 

✍ Välkommen till Stockholms stolthet! pic.twitter.com/tka9Ch0ZRm

 

— Djurgården Fotboll (@DIF_Fotboll) February 8, 2021

 

Läs om vår nya nummer 🔟:https://t.co/15Ak2urRCupic.twitter.com/FeUMWHvaPg

 

— Djurgården Fotboll (@DIF_Fotboll) February 8, 2021

 

The Nigerian youngster said: “It felt like the right decision to say yes. I have had many friends who played in Djurgården and always had a good view of Bosse Andersson who has known me since I was little.“So it has felt like I have a connection to Djurgården and it has been with me that I will someday play here.“I said that if I was to move back to Sweden, Djurgården is the association that is closest to my heart, so it became an obvious choice.”He continued: “I want to be able to feel at home and play in a team that wants to build me up and where I for my part can be involved and build up the team.“I did not get the playing time I was hoping for in Genoa and it has of course been hard.“But I still have high ambitions with my football, so for me this was a very good plan to get home to Sweden and Djurgården to start again.”Asoro started his career with FK Haninge before a spell at IF Brommapojkarna, Sunderland, Swansea City, FC Groningen Genoa (loan).

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