Werder Bremen is lending Jonah Osabutey to OH Leuven until the end of this campaign. Last season, this 21-year-old Ghanaian became the trendsetter at Royal Excel Mouscron.
Five goals and four assists in 22 games at Mouscron ensured that Osabutey was elected player of the 2019 – 2020 season at Les Hurlus. who decorated a transfer to Antwerp FC. Among the Hainauts, the Ghanaian youth international often played deep in front. But he can also work on both flanks.
Werder Bremen picked Osabutey away from the Ghanaian Tema Youth FC in 2017. A knee injury slowed him down at his new employer. But in the 2018 – 2019 season, the Ghanaian quickly became a fixture at Werder Bremen II. The second team plays in the Regionalliga North or the fourth division.
In 27 league games Osabutey managed to score 12 times at Werder Bremen II. Last season he made the nice weather at Le Canonnier. At OH Leuven he wants to continue this strong campaign. OHL negotiated a purchase option.
Wim De Corte, technical director OH Leuven: “With Jonah Osabutey we add extra qualities to our core. He showed his potential last season and we hope he can develop further in this campaign. Osabutey has an interesting profile that we did not yet have at our core and we are therefore happy that he chose OH Leuven. ”