Onyekuru gets UK Work Permit


20-year-old Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru has had his work permit visa application to the UK approved as he bids to play in the Premier League in the coming season.

The KAS Eupen of Belgium star together with his representatives have been in Paris where they are taking time out to study the many offers that are presently on the table.

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A source in Belgium informed the media and is quoted as saying: “Henry has been in Paris, he is there with his agents.

“He has been granted his visa to UK and he is now studying all the offers and possibilities with his handlers.

“His first choice is a Premier League club.”

With offers coming from France, Germany as well as Belgian Champions Anderlecht, his agent insists Arsenal remains “a serious option”

However game time will be one of the priorities for Onyekuru because he wishes to play with Nigeria at next year’s World Cup in Russia.

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