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Former Manchester City defender Nedum Onouha has joined Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit Real Salt Lake, according to Sky Sports.

The ex-England U-21 international who also played for Queens Park Rangers for six years, including three as club captain, since joining them from City in the summer of 2012, will continue his football career with the Utah based club.

Onuoha has joined Real Salt Lake on a two-year deal which will also him play in next year’s MLS season and the club have an option to extend his contract for another year.

The player also was rumored to have been drawn interest of a host of Sky Bet Championship clubs but he opted for a move to the United States instead.

Real Salt Lake are currently tied for fourth place in the Western conference of the MLS standings and with the playoffs approaching ever closer, Onouha will be hoping to contribute to the team’s success before the end of the season.

Onouha, who has West African heritage due to his parents is yet to appear in a competitive football game for the England senior national team and he also rejected the opportunity to represent Nigeria, the country of his parents back in 2010.