Official: Super Eagles vice captain Troost-Ekong joins join PAOK

TRANSFERS Official: Super Eagles vice captain Troost-Ekong joins join PAOK

Izuchukwu Akawor 12:11 - 03.07.2023

Nigeria Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong spent last season on loan in the Serie A but has joined Greek giant PAOK.

Super Eagles assistant captain William Troost-Ekong has joined Greek Super League side PAOK on a three-year deal. 

The deal was announced on PAOK's social media pages, as Ekong joins the club from Championship side Watford. 

Troost-Ekong seals PAOK move

 The 29-year-old officially joined the club on Tuesday after passing his medical on Monday. 

Troost-Ekong celebrates a goal in the Serie A last season.

The Super League club has reached an agreement with Championship club for the transfer of the defender.

Troost-Ekong put pen to paper on a three-year contract, with PAOK paying more than one million euros for the defender. 

Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has reportedly agreed a switch to PAOK ahead of the 2023/24 season

The move sees Ekong continue his journeyman career which has taken him to the Netherlands, Turkey and England. 

Ekong spent half of last season on loan at Serie A side Salernitana. 

However, he failed to impress at the club after managing just nine matches, with four starts as the club retained their status in the Italian top flight.

Super Eagles assistant captain, Troost-Ekong will sign a three-year contract subject to medical.

He has played 274 games at club level, including 74 in Serie A, 17 in the Premier League, 47 in the Championship, and has also played in the Norwegian and Turkish top divisions.

Troost-Ekong was part of the team that defeated Sierra Leone 3-2 in Monrovia to give the Nigeria Super Eagles the AFCON 2023 ticket with a game to spare. 

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