Dani Alves (L) of Paris Saint-Germain in action against Henry Onyekuru (R) of Anderlecht during the UEFA Champions League group B soccer match between RSC Anderlecht and Paris Saint-Germain at Constant Vanden Stock Stadium in Anderlecht, near Brussels, Belgium, 18 October 2017. EPA/STEPHANIE LECOCQ
Tuesday Dec 19, 2017. 14:30
Nigerian international and Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru has once again come under fire from Anderlecht manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck.
The Anderlecht boss has not been shy to come down hard on the performances of the Super Eagles youngster this season, and he has once again hit out at the 20-year-old player.
Onyekuru was only a second-half substitute in Anderlecht’s 5-0 loss to Club Brugge this past weekend - his team was 3-0 down by the time of his introduction - but Vanhaezebrouck still found a way to pin some blame on the Nigerian.
“It does not make much sense to put Onyekuru at the center, but when he is standing there, he does not move, and he just moves to the left... he always lets himself down,” Vanhaezebrouck was quoted as saying by voetbalkrant.com.
He added, “He does score now and then, but the last few weeks have not been as good either, his contribution went down.”
Onyekuru has netted nine goals in 18 league appearances to be the co-leading scorer in the Belgian top flight.