*Wants to help build future national team stars
Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has once again reiterated his desire to remain in the Spanish LaLiga as talks over his future continues to progress between Chelsea and Leganes, AOIFootball.com reports.
The former Middlesbrough of England player who has been training in Nigeria since the Super Eagles’ record extending 8th AFCON bronze medal, stated that he wants to remain in a team where he feels loved and cherished.
“I want to remain in Spain because playing in the LaLiga has improved my confidence level, it helped in improving my control of the ball and positioning and most importantly, I had a coach who believes in me. He took his time to explain a lot of things to me. So, moving forward, I would like to stay in Spain and keep improving,” Omeruo said.
He further went ahead to reveal his plans of grooming future national team players as he wants go back to the grassroots and ensure the players actualize their dreams of becoming professional footballers.
“I am not always in the country for a long time at a stretch, this is one of my longest holidays so, I feel I should encourage a lot of the upcoming players.
“I’ve been training with some few academies and I saw some players are good and I picked some of them to come here. There are some scouts here as well to to watch them and pick one or two players. So for me its just about encouraging the boys and giving them hope because they need that hope to move to the next level,” Omeruo concluded.