Championship club, Barnsley have announced the signing of former Nigeria U17 international Daniel Jinadu.
The former Chelsea schoolboy is joining the Reds following his release by West Ham and after a successful trial.
Jinadu, who kept clean sheets against Ipswich Town and Millwall while trailing with Barnsley U23s, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal with the Oakwell Stadium outfit.
Barnsley have underlined that the Nigerian-born goalkeeper will link up with their U23 team and will act as backup to the first team goalkeepers.
A former England U15 and U16 international, Jinadu started three of the four matches played by the Golden Eaglets at the 2019 U17 World Cup in Brazil.
Meanwhile, Nigeria-eligible defender Tobi Omole has extended his contract with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.
Tottenham Hotspur confirmed back in October that Omole’s deal with the club was to expire at the end of the 2020-2021 season, however, the 21-year-old has impressed enough to earn himself a new deal that will keep him at Tottenham Hotspur until at least June 30, 2022.
Omole joined Spurs from north London rivals Arsenal following a successful trial.
He was a key member of the Tottenham Hotspur side that finished third in last season’s Premier League 2 Division One, making 20 appearances in total, including seventeen starts, and was in action for 1,538 minutes.
Four other youngsters of Nigerian descent namely Kion Etete, Jubril Okedina, Joshua Oluwayemi and Timothy Eyoma have been retained by Tottenham Hotspur for the 2021-2022 season.