RB Leipzig Denies Interest In Celtic Target Henry Onyekuru, Celtic Submit Final Bid


Germany Bundesliga side RB Leipzig have denied reports that they are interested in signing hot in demand KAS Eupen Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru.


Onyekuru took the Belgian league by storm by scoring 10 goals in the first stanza of the league for newly promoted Eupen, and expectedly gained the attention of top teams.

While the likes of Fenerbahce and CSKA Moscow have all been linked to the 19 year old, Celtic are the only team to have submitted a bid which was turned down by Eupen.

A chief of the Belgian team claimed they will prefer the forward to move to the Bundesliga where RB Leipzig are reportedly interested in signing him in the summer.

However it appears there interest is nothing but speculation, with German newspaper Bild claiming that the high flying side are not in for Onyekuru according to one of their director.

” We are presently not close to signing any player. We know the player (Onyekuru) but we have not submitted any bid for him, even talks with his team over him has not even taken place”, he was quoted as saying by Bild.

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Meanwhile Onyekuru has not trained for four days as he continue to push through a move to Celtic. Yesterday he was missing when they got thrashed 3-0 by Royal Excel Mouscron.