Kwaku Oduroh trains with Manchester City senior team for the first time

BY GHANA SOCCERNET - Apr 13, 2021 at 7:05pm 100

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Ghanaian teenager Kwaku Oduroh trained with the Manchester City senior squad for the first time on Tuesday, marking a major breakthrough in the talented youngster's career in the English Premier League, can exclusively reveal.

The uncompromising defender was part of Pep Guardiola's first-team squad as they continued with preparations ahead of their Champions League game against Dortmund.

The 18-year-old has been promoted to train with the senior team from the Under-18 side following a series of impressive performances this season.

Oduroh who is also eligible to play for England has made 17 appearances for the youth team and registered two assists.

The centre-back trained with senior players such as Bernardo Silva, Ikay Gundogan, Rodri, and others as he hopes to make his debut.

He will be hoping to impress manager Pep Guardiola and make his debut for the Premier League title favourites.

Oduroh has progressed through the City's academy from Under-9's to the Under-18's squad, signing as a scholar in July 2019.

Primarily a right-back but also capable of holding midfield, Oduroh is a committed defensive presence.