Arsenal agree £6.8m for 19-year-old Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru (Photo + Video)

K.A.S. Eupen forward, Henry Onyekuru is on the verge of signing for Aresnal in a £6.8m deal.

This comes after, Arsene Wenger agreed to a new two year contract to continue managing Arsenal on Tueasday.

According to DailyMail, Onyekuru has yet to agree personal terms as the 19-year-old is away on international duty with Nigeria after being called up for their friendly matches against Corsica and Togo.

Anderlecht and Club Brugge have also matched the offer for Onyekuru though the player is keen to come to England.

 

Watch Henry Onyekuru stats, skills and goals below:

 

 

In a January interview with PageOneNg, Onyekuru said, “My dream is to play for Arsenal football club. It is a club I love so much. While growing up, I followed the club, watched their matches and I hoped to play in the team some day. This has always been my dream, and I look forward to it.”

Eupen have also had bids for the goal-scoring winger from Celtic, Red Bull Leipzig, Schalke, Borussia Dortmund, Monchengladbach, Lyon, Lille, Monaco, Nice, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Fiorentina and Roma.

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Arsenal FC is already home to young Nigerian players, Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Nwakali.

Read more about Henry Onyekuru’s rising profile at Thesetpieces.com
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