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Gabriel Osho dumps relegated Luton for newly-promoted French club

Nigerian defender Gabriel Osho has completed his transfer from English side Luton Town to newly-promoted Ligue 1 side Auxerre, Soccernet.ng reports.

Osho rose to the limelight at relegated Premier League side Luton Town last season. He registered 23 appearances and scored two goals for the club, but his efforts were not enough to help them avoid relegation.

However, Osho’s contract at Luton Town expired last season but he did not sign a new deal despite new offers from the club.

On Tuesday, he shared a a post on social media, confirming that he was leaving the Hatters. He also thanked the fans for their support during his time at the club.

In a new development on Thursday, Ligue 1 side Auxerre have now confirmed that Osho has signed a new deal with them. The 25-year-old signed a one-year deal with the option of a year’s extension.

Auxerre just gained promotion to the French top-flight after finishing first in the Ligue 2 last season. They will be looking to avoid relegation next season.

Aside from Luton Town, Osho has played for different clubs in England like Rochdale, Yeovil Town, and Bristol Rovers, but he has never played outside England. This is a new challenge for him, and he will be looking to impress.

The 25-year-old has been invited to the Super Eagles once, but he could not make it to camp because he was injured.