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Owen Otasowie finally makes Club Brugge debut and wins Belgian Super Cup

News about Owen Otasowie has been very thin on the ground since he left Wolves for Club Brugge in 2021.

The midfielder was sold by Wanderers last August, with the deal supposedly worth around £3.5 million.

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Many felt sorry to see Otasowie leave the club, given he had looked very impressive on his debut for Wolves against Chelsea in December 2020.

But the decision was made to cash in on the youngster, after he failed to really kick on.

His contract was expiring the following summer, and The Athletic reported that the player was perennially late ‘to training, to see teammates, to anything’.

The publication also suggested he was ‘miguided’ and ‘overly laidback’.

Moving to Belgium was a chance for Otasowie to start a new chapter.

But the youngster never made a single appearance for the first-team, making just three matchday squads all season.

But yesterday, Otasowie was back in the picture, and actually starting for the first-team for the first time in a competitive game since his move to the club.

In May 2022, Carl Hoefkens took over as head coach at the club, and that has seemingly been the catalyst for a chance for Otasowie.

Otasowie featured as part of a back three for Brugge against Gent.

He lasted just under an hour, making way for Denis Odoi after picking up an injury.

Owen Otasowie to turn a corner after finally making Brugge debut?

Maybe Otasowie’s strong performance in a big game will now be the turning point for him.

He was a very exciting talent back at Wolves.

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The club ultimately decided to offload him, a decision that was largely accepted by fans.

But performance he will now start to prove himself and remind people of the huge potential he has.

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