Lagos - Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo has opted to forgo surgery on his dislocated shoulder in order to take part in Chelsea's pre-season and try to win a place in the squad, KickOffNigeria.com reports.
The defender hurt his shoulder early in Nigeria's 0-3 Fifa Confederations Cup group stage defeat to Spain and was taken off for an immediate X-Ray.
"I had the option of surgery, which would keep me out for three months, or just rest it," Omeruo told KickOffNigeria.com. "I decided I would rest it.
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