Celtic, WBA battle over Onyekuru

By Sammy Wejinya on April 18, 2017

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English Premier League club, West Bromwich Albion and Scottish Premiership club, Celtic are expected to battle it out for one of the hottest prospects in European football, Henry Onyekuru, in the summer.

The KAS Eupen attacker has been in brilliant form for the Belgian club this season and has duly attracted interested from several suitors.

Celtic’s manager, Brendan Rodgers has stayed on the trail of the 19-year-old ever since he had a £1 million bid for the teenager rejected in January.

The Scottish club now plan a new approach this summer but will have to fight off rival interest from Premier League side, West Brom.

Albion manager Tony Pulis has sent his scouts to run the rule over Onyekuru, who came through the Aspire Academy in Qatar before joining Belgian side Eupen in 2015.

Eupen value Nigerian striker, Onyekuru at close to £7 million, while Liverpool, Bournemouth and Southampton have also had him watched.

Onyekuru has scored 15 goals so far this season and is in the running to be named as Belgian Player of the Year.

He will make a decision on his future after the Belgian play-offs. © supersport.com

Photo shows in-demand Nigerian starlet Henry Onyekuru.

Source Daily Sports

Posted April 18, 2017


 

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