Nigerian Transfer Monitor : Onyekuru set for Arsenal medical, Solanke to liverpool, Dennis move to Brugge


With major European leagues now on break, clubs have begun clear outs and fortifications of their teams with players transfer. Meanwhile some Nigerians are already on the move seeking pastures anew, here we give you a wrap of Nigerian born players on the move.


Arsenal have agreed a £6.5 million deal for Nigerian left winger Henry Onyekuru, 19, to leave Belgian side KAS Eupen.

Onyekuru who made his debut for super Eagles of Nigeria against Corsica in a friendly days back is expected to fly back to England for medicals after the friendly against Togo and AFCON qualifier against South Africa next week.

Henry Onyekuru who scored 18 goals in all competitions for Eupen is expected to earn £38,000 a week amongst other sign-ons and bonuses to be agreed later.


Liverpool has completed a free transfer of English born Nigerian player Dominic Solanke on a free transfer from Chelsea.

Solanke refused to renew his contract at Chelsea, terminating his 13 years relationship with the blues.

Liverpool will be expected to pay at least £3 million compensation to Chelsea who groomed the England U-20 star from an amateur player to his current professional level.


Exciting and skillful Nigerian winger Dennis Bonaventure has agreed a deal to leave Ukrainian club Zorya to Belgian top side Club Brugge.

Bonaventure, 19, played 22 games for Zorya, scoring six goals from his wing forward position. The young star models his playing style to Brazilian and Barcelona super star Neymar.

Meanwhile negotiations between West Ham and Manchester City for Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho is been stalled due to some clauses Manchester City want to insert in the deal.  Like a two years buy back clause and some other issues.

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