Caleb Ekuban scores wonder goal after assumed Leeds exit

Caleb Ekuban (18) of Trabzonspor celebrates after scoring a goal during Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Kayserispor and Trabzonspor at the Kadir Has Stadium in Kayseri, Turkey on...

Leeds United appear to have sold Caleb Ekuban despite not announcing it.

Tyias Browning of Sunderland (L) takes on Caleb Ekuban of Leeds during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Leeds United at Stadium of Light on August 19, 2017 in...

Caleb Ekuban appears to have joined Trabzonspor from Leeds United, despite the English club never confirming it.

The Italian hitman spent last season on loan with the Turkish outfit who were reported to have signed him on a permanent basis in May.

But a lack of announcement from Leeds throughout the whole summer added an element of mystery to whether he had left.

However, Ekuban played and scored a wonder goal in Trabzonspor's Europa League qualifier on Thursday, which indicates that he has indeed signed up.

 

Here's how he reacted to the goal on Instagram yesterday:

 
 
 
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.... back to football!

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The Verona-born marksman joined the Championship side two years ago but had a poor first season at Elland Road, netting one goal in 20 Championship outings.

According to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds picked up £2 million for the Ghana international, which is £1.5 million more than what was originally spent on him.

It was a brilliant bit of business by United's Director of Football Victor Orta, but if Ekuban has a goal-laden first season as a permanent Trabzonspor player then his value will rise dramatically.

Caleb Ekuban of Leeds United  celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 4-1during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Leeds United and Port Vale at Elland Road on August 9, 2017 in...

 

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