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Celtic In Advanced Talks With Eupen For Free Scoring Nigerian Forward Henry Onyekuru

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Scottish side Celtic are currently leading the race to sign KAS Eupen hot in demand Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru who has taken the Belgian league by storm this season.

Onyekuru has 10 goals from 21 appearances in the first half of the League in Belgium, a tally which has made top teams like RB Leipzig, CSKA Moscow, Fenerbahce and Anderlecht register their interest in his services.

However a move to Celtic appears more likely for the 19 year old, although he could face the difficult hurdle of securing a work permit as he is yet to be capped by Nigeria at any level.

The Aspire Academy product is reportedly interest in moving to Celtic despite repeatedly voicing out his preference to move to English side Arsenal.

Known for his explosive speed and goal scoring abilities, he is heavily tipped to win the Ebony Shoe Award in Belgium, which is usually given out to the best player of African descent in Belgium.