Former Nigeria forward Peter Osaze Odemwingie has hit out at the way Belgian side Eupen are treating 19 year old Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru, who is wanted by Scottish side Celtic.
Onyekuru was spotted playing in Nigeria and was brought to the Aspire Academy in Senegal before linking up with Eupen who are owned by the Aspire Zone Foundation, in the summer of 2015.
Onyekuru has been a revelation for Eupen since his arrival in Belgium helping them win promotion to the top flight in his first season and he has continued to flourish this season.
The teenage talent has spoken to one of Nigeria’s most successful players Peter Odemwingie to ask for his advice on what should be his next move in his career.
“I have spoken to Henry as he phoned me for advice and I said to him just think of yourself as Aspire did not think of the hundreds of kids discarded by Aspire and who now find themselves back in Nigeria,” Odemwingie told ESPN FC.
“The interest in Henry is great news for Henry, but I am disappointed about the other boys who went to the Aspire Academy and now find themselves on the streets of Lagos.”