Paul Onuachu emerges top summer transfer target for Portuguese topflight side Porto

Paul Onuachu emerges top summer transfer target for Portuguese topflight side Porto

- Paul Onuachu is wanted in Portugal by FC Porto

- The Nigerian forward has been in top form for his Danish topflight side FC midtjiyiland this term

- Onuachu has scored 19 goals and registered six assists in all competitions for his team

- The striker made his Super Eagles debut in March 2019 against Seychelles and scored his first goal for the team against Egypt

Nigeria international Paul Onuachu has emerged as top priority target for Portuguese topflight side FC Porto this summer according to Footballive.ng.

The 24-year-old striker has been impressive for his Danish club side FC midtjiyiland - scoring 19 goals in 34 appearances in all competitions

He made his debut for the Super Eagles during their last Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles in Asaba last month.

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The forward powered home a thunderous shot within the first 10 seconds to hand the Super Eagles 1-0 win over Egypt in what has been described as Nigeria's fastest goal in history.

Though, he left a good impression in the minds of the national team's coaching crew after the game, it is unsure if he will be on the plane to Egypt for Africa Cup of Nations tourney this summer.

Onuachu joined FC midtjiyiland in 2012 from Nigerian academy FC Ebedei and has scored 49 goals in 126 league matches since then.

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He was sent on loan to fellow Danish League side Vejle BK in 2005 and returned to his parent club after his temporary spell expired.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Paul Onuachu scored the only goal that lifted Nigeria above Egypt in an international friendly game at the Stephen Keshi Stadium last month.

It took Paul Onuachu just eight seconds to score his first goal for the Super Eagles in his second appearance, having featured briefly for the team against Seychelles few days back.

The goal might have however secured a spot for the Denmark based striker in Gernot Rohr's tean for the 2019 AFCON championship.

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