Liverpool, Nice join hot chase for Henry Onyekuru

Liverpool, Nice join hot chase for Henry Onyekuru
Henry Onyekuru

by Staff Reporter

Friday Jan 27, 2017. 07:01

Premier League side Liverpool as well as French Ligue 1 side Nice have joined the growing list of clubs who wish to sign Nigerian youngster Henry Onyekuru.

READ: Onyekuru reveals Belgian club blocking Celtic transfer

Onyekuru won promotion with Eupen to the Belgian top league last season and has now netted 10 goals in 21 appearances for them in the current campaign.

The youngster himself told his agency has informed him about the interest of the EPL side and the player is excited.

"My agency, Macato Agency, informed me Liverpool have shown interest in me. I am glad a big team like Liverpool too have showed interest in me," Onyekuru told

Nice of France are also interested in his service, the striker added.

The 19-year-old striker has already rejected offers from CSKA Moscow and Turkish giants Fenerbache, among several top European clubs.

Scottish giants Celtic have tabled an official bid for the AS Eupen star, but the player himself told only the Belgian club would rather he joined Russian champions CSKA Moscow through another agent of their choice.

By Olusola Alao

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