FC Barcelona have signed Enyimba and Super Eagles winger Ezekiel Bassey, the Aba-based club have revealed.

Club chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu revealed the news, adding the club’s pride at being able to produce such a highly-coveted talent.

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The deal was completed on deadline day, with Ezekiel signing a 6-month contract with an option for two more years.

Bassey, who played for Nigeria at the Cup of Home based African Nations in Rwanda, will be joining Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy, and will get the chance to train alongside global superstars like Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Bassey spent 3 seasons in Enyimba, having joined from Awka United at the start of the 2014 season.