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Omeruo reveals what he told Tomori about snubbing England for Nigeria



Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo, has revealed that he asked Fikayo Tomori to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria, before he became cap-tied to England.

Tomori and Omeruo were both sent out from Chelsea on loan last season, but kept in touch via WhatsApp.

Omeruo eventually completed a permanent switch to CD Leganes in the summer, while Tomori was brought into the Blues’ first team fold by manager Frank Lampard.

“Tomori was a bit younger but he has really improved a lot.

“Unfortunately for him he chose England. I wanted him to play for Nigeria!

“(The WhatsApp messages) were good, the boys could catch up and share videos whenever a player made it into team of the week or was man of the match. That was a good connection,” Omeruo told the UK Sun.


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