Latest Football news from the West African Giants and Super Eagles Camp reveals “Official: Super Eagles attacker joins Monaco for €15m”
AS Monaco have announced the capture of Super Eagles player Henry Onyekwuru from Everton on a 5-year deal.
The Nigeria international who spent last season on loan with Galatasaray has moved on a strict deal to Monaco where he will suit up with ex- Arsenal and Chelsea centre-field playmaker Cesc Fabregas.
AS Monaco are delighted to announce the signing of Henry Onyekuru from Everton. Our fresh attacking centre-field playmaker joins us on a 5-year deal . pic.twitter.com/5r6drWUoDQ
— AS Monaco EN (@AS_Monaco_EN) August 12, 2019
Monaco and Onyekwuru’s ex- club Everton are believed to have agreed on a 15 million Euros transfer for the Super Eagles attacking centre-field playmaker.
Enchante Monaco fresh League, fresh Challenge! I’m excited, let’s get started! pic.twitter.com/hl3WIXFuR0
— Henry Onyekuru (@henryconyekuru) August 12, 2019
The Toffees have never hidden their desire to retain the services of the youthfulster but Marco Silva side’s application for a work permit for the player was not granted by the British Home Office.
‘Prince of Monaco’ Victor Ikpeba was the most successful Nigeria star to have featured for the Principality club where he won the French Ligue 1 and was crowned CAF African Player of the Year in 1997.
Henry Onyekwuru will join the likes of Sani Kaita, Elderson Echiejile and Lukman Haruna as the other Nigeria stars to have played for Monaco.
During his unveiling, Henry Onyekuru said,
“I am very happy to join a big club like AS Monaco. I will give everything to advance and help the club achieve a great season. I can’t wait to get going.”
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