English Premiership side, Fulham FC, have signed Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey from Dutch giants, Ajax of Amsterdam, for a yet-to-be-ascertained fee.

The London club announced the signing on Friday in a statement on their website

Bassey who signed a four-year contract with the said he is pleased to complete the move.

According to the club, the move is subject to international clearance, which the Cottagers say they expect to come early next week.

“The Club is delighted to confirm the signing of Calvin Bassey from Ajax for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance, which is expected to be received during the early part of next week.

“The 23-year-old defender has agreed a contract until the summer of 2027, with a Club option to extend by a further 12 months.

“Bassey will wear the number three shirt this season.“

Speaking on his move to Fulham, Bassey told FFCtv, “I know how big a club Fulham is.

“They always have quality players, they’re playing in the Premier League – the best league in the world – so I didn’t have to think much about it.

“It’s a London club as well, so it’s always a plus to go home! I’m happy it’s all done now and I can just focus on the football and help the team build on last season when they did amazing.”

Recall that the Nigerian international defender made his debut for the Super Eagles in a World Cup Qualifier last year, and now has 10 caps to his name.

All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.

Contact: [email protected]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *