The Nigeria international has returned to the blue and white team after being sanctioned for misconduct
Club Brugge manager Philippe Clement has confirmed the return of Emmanuel Dennis to the squad for the Belgian First Division A clash against Excel Mouscron on Saturday night.
The 23-year-old forward was suspended for the blue and black Champions League game against German Borussia Dortmund for misconduct.
The Nigeria international left the team bus in anger after being denied his preferred position on the bus. In addition to his suspension for his match against Dortmund, the Super Eagles star was also fined for the incident. Clement revealed that the forward he apologized to Dortmund. club management, as well as him and his teammates for their conduct.
Dennis has subsequently been returned to the team and is expected to appear against Excel Mouscron.
“Dennis apologized to the management, but also to the players and to myself,” Clement said at a pregame press conference.
“He was fined by the club. It is part of the selection for Saturday. For me, this story is over. “
Dennis has been with the Jan Breydel Stadium team since 2017 when he partnered with Zorya Luhansk’s club from the Ukrainian Premier League. The striker played a key role as the Blues and Blacks won the league title in the 2017-18 season. and they also finished first in the Belgian top division in the 2019-20 campaign.
The 23-year-old has made more than 75 appearances for Club Brugge in all competitions and, this season, he has appeared in 10 games, scoring one goal and providing two assists.
Dennis will be hoping to deliver an impressive performance for the Jan Breydel Stadium team should he play in the match.
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