Euro Watch: Onyekuru benched, Aina rated highly in Hull draw

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HENRY ONYEKURU

Super Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru, 20, was an unused substitute for Anderlecht in their first league game of the season against Antwerp which ended 0-0.

Onyekuru who finished as top scorer in the Belgian league with 22 goals while playing for Eupen, is on loan at Anderlecht from parent club Everton .

KELECHI IHEANACHO

Kelechi Iheanacho transfer saga continues with reports claiming the Manchester City forward is due for medicals at Leicester City this weekend.

Fans of the Foxes are getting frustrated as they have pressured their club via social media to get the deal done.

ELDERSON ECHIEJILE

Nigerian left back Elderson Echiejile is brewing with confidence that the new season will be a good one.

Echiejile moved to Sivasspor on a season-long loan from French champions AS Monaco. Its his third consecutive loan spell, with the recent been an unfruitful loan at relegated LaLiga side Sporting Gijon.

IWOBI, AKPOM AND NWAKALI

Arsenal named super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi in their Emirates cup squad, but there was no such luck for super Eagles hopeful Chuba Akpom.

Meanwhile the case of Kelechi Nwakali is totally different as he is set for another loan spell away from the Emirates having not secured a UK work permit.

OLA AINA

On loan Chelsea right back Ola Aina was rated amongst the top performers yet again as his Hull City side were forced to a 3-3 draw by Ajax in a friendly game.

Aina followed his solid performance in Hull’s 0-0 draw with Benfica last time out with a good display against Ajax last night.

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