Friday, August 09, 2019 - Fast rising Kenyan footballer, Clarke Oduor, is among several players who changed clubs on the English transfer deadline day.

The 20-year old winger, known for his pace and lethal left foot, joined Barnsley from Leeds United for an undisclosed fee.

Clarke is a product of the Leeds United Academy.

Speaking after putting pen to paper on a long term deal at Barnsley, Oduor said:

“I’m excited for the new challenge and what it’s going to bring. It’s great that Barnsley has faith in me and they want me so much and, for me personally, it’s a great boost.

“Knowing a few lads here will help me settle into the club a lot easier and help me hit the ground running. I spoke to Wilksy a few times, he gave me a heads up about what it’s like here and everything was all positive.

“I can bring attacking pace down the left, creativity and hopefully a few assists. I’ve played a lot on the left-wing and at left-back, so I’m quite versatile, he told the club website.

Oduor hopes to walk in the footsteps of Harambee Stars captain, Victor Wanyama, who plies his trade with North London outfit, Tottenham Hotspur.

Check out his photos below.


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