Derik Osede Real Madrid Nigerian defender joins Bolten

The Nigerian born defender has joined Bolton Wanderers after 13 years with Real Madrid

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Real Madrid born defender, Derik Osede has joined English Championship side Bolton Wanderers.

The 22-year  left the Bernabeu outfit after 13 years with the club but failed to make an appearance for the senior side .

Osede joined his new teammates on Sunday before the squad left for Austria for pre - season training, and practiced with the squad the following day for the first time.

The Spanish Youth international is born to a Nigerian father and a Spanish mother.

He has however pledge his allegiance in Nigeria saying playing for the Super Eagles will be an honour.

"Playing for Nigeria -my father’s country- at senior level will be a great honour," the central defender has been quoted by the Spanish media to say in an interview.

Derik appeared with the Spanish under-19 team at the 2012 UEFA European Championship, helping to a final win in Estonia.

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