Udinese of Italy defender, William Troost-Ekong has disclosed the deep level of joy he has with the new, improved four year contract with his Udine-based Italian Serie A club, megasportsarena.com reports.
With the deal sealed, signed, and set to run till 2023, the mulatto player and Super Eagles’ assistant captain admitted it is a call to more efforts and duty with his club.
The 26-year-old stopper, who joined the former club of Christian Ndubuisi Obodo, Isaac Success, Uche Agbo and Odion Jude Ighalo from Bursaspor of Turkey on August 17, 2018, took to social media to reveal his delight and happiness over the new contract, while also adding that hard work must surely continue for him in the team.
He sealed the contract extension after Inter Milan transfer target, Rodrigo de Paul earlier also signed a new deal, and Troost-Ekong will aim better marks moving forward, then had did at Bursaspor, where he scored two goals in 45 appearances for The White & Blacks.
The Netherlands-born stopper, who has also played for the youth teams of Tottenham Hotspur and Fulham in England, as well as Groningen and Dordrecht of Holland, AA Gent of Belgium and Haugesund of Norway, will now aim to justify the new deal by doing well against SPAL on Sunday in the Italian Serie A.
Troost-Ekong posted in his delight: “Vey happy with my renewal. Thanks to Udinese for the confidence. The hard work continues.”