English Premier League side Everton have jumped ahead of the chasing pack for the signature of Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru who has taken the league by storm this season in Belgium.
Onyekuru has 18 goals in all competitions this season for modest side Eupen, in what is his debut season in the top flight in Belgium. A form which has lead to interest from various top teams in Europe.
The Hot in demand KAS forward, who admitted he has interest from couple of teams in England, where West Brom and Southampton has been mentioned has also attracted attention from teams in Germany with Borussia Monchengladbach and RB Leipzig among the team chasing his signature.
However, following rumours of Everton interest in his services, Owngoalnigeria.com sought to hear from the forward if at all he is aware of their interest.
” I read somewhere that I met with Everton during the week. I won’t say anything about that for now, but in the coming days my next destination will be revealed”, Onyekuru told Owngoalnigeria.com.
” The main goal for me now is to go to a club where I can develop, and hopefully make the Nigerian team to the 2018 World Cup, that will play a big role in my decision making”.