Nigeria star Onyekuru makes his return at Anderlecht

Nigeria star Onyekuru makes his return at Anderlecht
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

by Austin Ditlhobolo

Thursday Apr 26, 2018. 14:00

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru made his long awaited return from injury at his Belgian club RSC Anderlecht on Wednesday.

The forward has been out nursing a knee injury which he sustained in a Belgian First Divison A match against his former side KAS Eupen in December 2017.

Onyekuru was expected to miss the reminder of the season, but the 20-year-old featured for Anderlecht as they thumped Lokeren 4-1 in a reserve league game on Wednesday.

The Belgian giants released the following statement on their official Twitter account:

“After winning the title with the reserves yesterday evening, @Andy_Najar1993 & @henryconyekuru are training hard with the first team today.”

“Glad to have you back boys!,” Anderlecht wrote on Twitter on Wednesday and included a video of Onyekuru training with his colleagues,” a statement read.

Onyekuru hit the back of the net nine times in 19 appearances for Anderlecht before he suffered his long-term injury.

The skillful player is currently on a season-long loan deal at Anderlecht from English Premier League side Everton FC.

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