New Stoke City signing, Oghenekharo Etebo has expressed his delight after completing a five-year deal with the Championship club, reports.

The Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist told exclusively from Russia, said the Premier League was the most competitive in the world and he was grateful for the opportunity given by his former club.

“I’m very excited about the move; hopefully, I will help the club return to the Premier League. But for now, the World Cup is my main focus.

“I also want to thank CD Feirense for all their support and love given to me in my two years’ stay in Portugal. I will forever support the club as they will remain in my heart,” Etebo said.

Etebo has been capped 14 times by Nigeria and came on as a substitute in the recent friendly against England at Wembley.

He will be part of the Nigerian squad that will face Group D World Cup games against Argentina, Iceland, and Croatia.

Etebo started his career with Warri Wolves in Nigeria, joined Feirense in 2016 and made 45 league appearances, scoring seven goals. He made 12 appearances for Las Palmas whilst on loan with the team from Gran Canaria.