Brentford sign Nigerian U-20 sensation Benjamin Frederick

Nigerian U-20 centre-back, Benjamin Frederick, has secured a move to the English Premier League outfit, Brentford.

At just 18 years old, Frederick has emerged as the latest permanent addition to the Bees’ roster.

Frederick is a product of Moses Simon’s academy, Simoiben Football Club, in Kaduna state.

Soccernet reports that Frederick garnered attention from European clubs such as Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, and FC Porto.

Frederick initially joined the club on loan last summer, with an option to buy included.

According to renowned transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano, the option to buy clause has been activated, leading to Frederick’s signing of a four-year deal with Brentford.

He joins fellow Nigerian Frank Onyeka at the club, further enhancing the Nigerian presence within the team.

“Brentford decided to activate the option and sign him from Kaduna-based Simoiben Academy, sources from Nigeria confirm.