Another Nigerian, Tosin Adarabioyo joins Fulham

Fulham have announced the signing of centre-back Tosin Adarabioyo from Manchester City on a permanent deal.

The powerful and athletic defender, 23-year-old Adarabioyo has agreed a three-year deal at Craven Cottage, with Fulham holding the option to extend by an additional 1 year.

Adarabioyo is the third English-born player of Nigerian descent to join the Cottagers in the summer transfer window after Ola Aina and Ademola Lookman who have been loaned in from Torino and RB Leipzig respectively.

Speaking after the transfer was confirmed, Adarabioyo said: “I’m very excited, very excited to get going and finally be playing Premier League football.

“I felt like the time was right to leave the [Man City] and push on. It was the right time in my career to move on and hopefully get a lot of Premier League games.”

Adarabioyo made eight appearances in all competitions and took in loan spells at West Brom and Blackburn Rovers during his time at the Etihad Stadium.

He is in contention to make his Premier League debut after the international break.

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