Arsenal Open Contract Negotiations With KAS Eupen Over Hot Nigerian Youngster



Arsenal have opened concrete negotiations with KAS Eupen for in-form striker Henry Onyekuru, and the Belgian outfit Eupen have allegedly revealed a £6.8m release clause for the Nigerian international.

Onyekuru is being followed by various clubs across Europe, including a few Premier League clubs in the wake of getting the attention in Belgium for Eupen this season.

Southampton, Everton, West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace have all demonstrated an enthusiasm for Onyekuru, But Arsenal is planning to take a walk on their Premier League opponents for the skilful striker by opening negotiations with KAS Eupen over a conceivable deal for Onyekuru.

Onyekuru has a £6.8 million release clause in his contract and the North London club are considering about meeting the clause.


Onyekuru’s agent’s, Mercato Sports, affirmed to ESPN FC that various clubs have been pursuing the Nigerian forward and that they will hold negotiations with invested clubs to perceive what is the best choice for him.

A Mercato Sports representative said: “There have been a lot of clubs from all over Europe wanting to sign Henry and we will speak to them as we have to make sure we make the right decision for him and his career,”

Onyekuru who has been invited to the Super Eagles camp ahead of Nigeria’s twofold international friendlies against Corsica and Togo won’t be part of those games after reports emerged that he can arrive the camp in France on the day of the match.

The striker is relied upon to leave Eupen this summer, and it has now been revealed that he will arrive France on Friday, the exact day of the Corsica game and won’t be available for selection, but will be prepared to feature for the second game against Togo.


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