FC Twente have completed the loan signing of Nigerian striker Michael Olaitan from Greek side Olympiakos.

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olaThe 22-year-old has initially joined Twente for this season, but the club have the option to buy the striker permanently, should he impress.

Olaitan joined Olympiakos from Veria in 2013, and has scored eight goals in 16 league games for the club. He spent part of last season on loan with Ergotelis, scoring one goal in 12 games.

Olaitan told the official Twente website, “After discussions with my family, I have consciously chosen this club. Dutch football suits me, but also the play of FC Twente.”

Director Tod ven Leeuwen added, “Very versatile, very disciplined and cool. I find it extraordinary that we have managed to bring this talent to Enschede.”

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