Henry Onyekuru: Juventus want Super Eagles star after impressive season with Galatasaray

Henry Onyekuru: Juventus want Super Eagles star after impressive season with Galatasaray

- Henry Onyekuru emerges summer transfer target for Juventus this summer

- The winger was impressive for Galatasaray last season scoring 14 goals in 31 matches

- Onyekuru is wanted as replacement for Paulo Dybala at the Turin club

Italian League champions Juventus are reportedly interested in signing Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru this summer.

The 22-year-old attacker was part of the Nigerian squad that won bronze medal at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Onyekuru spent last season on loan at Turkish League side Galatasaray - scoring 14 goals and three assists after 31 matches.

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His tally in all competitions for the Yellow-Reds in all competitions stood at 16 goals before returning to his parent club, Everton at the end of his loan spell at the club.

According to AOIFootball report, the Old Lady are hoping they can sign the Nigerian as back up for want away star Paulo Dybala this summer.

Meanwhile, it is unsure if the winger will opt out of his deal with the Premier League side to join the Turin based club.

Onyekuru has three more seasons on his current deal with the Toffees having joined them from KAS Eupen in 2017.

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It will be recalled that Everton recently acquired the services of Italian youngster Moise Kean from Juventus in a five year deal worth €27.5 million.

However, the English club are expected to cash in on the Nigerian star after signing the 19-year-old forward.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian star Taiwo Awoniyi has joined German League side Mainz 05 on loan till the end of the season.

The completion of the deal according to his parent club is subject to medical and international clearance to operate in the European country.

Awoniyi, 21, spent the 2018-19 season on loan at Belgian topflight side Royal Excel Mouscron scoring seven goals in nine appearances for the club.

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