Crystal Palace have signify their interest in signing hot in demand Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru after receiving positive reports from scouts of the team about the 19 year old.
19 year old Onyekuru has 20 goals and nine assist for newly promoted Belgian side KAS Eupen, a form which has alerted top teams in Europe with Everton, Southampton, Bournemouth and Liverpool all linked with the forward.
However as exclusively reported by Owngoalnigeria.com, Everton are the only team to have submitted a bid for the Nigerian but there offer failed to match the valuation of Eupen.
Eupen want a fee of a little over 7 million pounds for their top scorer with several add ons which could see the fee rise to around 17 million pounds, Everton are yet to increase their initial offer of 5 million pounds.
A source close to the player confirmed representatives of Crystal Palace acting on the instructions of coach Sam Allardyce have contacted the representative of the forward in view of a move.
” For now Onyekuru has a new suitor in Crystal Palace, they registered their interest three days back but nothing official yet as they are yet to contact Eupen”, he told Owngoalnigeria.com.
” He (Onyekuru) will choose the best option when it gets to that stage, for now we are weighing up offers before deciding on which is best from the angle of career progression and cash as well”.