Onyekuru set to re­join Galatasara­y

The Punch - - SPORTS - Johnny Ed­ward

Nige­ria for­ward Henry Onyekuru is poised to re­join Galatasara­y, for the sec­ond half of the 2019/2020 sea­son on loan.

Ac­cord­ing to Get French Foot­ball News, rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Onyekuru met with Monaco’s Vice Pres­i­dent, Oleg Petrov, to sort out the fi­nal de­tails of the loan agree­ment.

Monaco agreed to loan Onyekuru to Galatasara­y for free on a six-month deal, with the lat­ter ex­pected to pay his full salary for the pe­riod.

There is how­ever no pur­chase op­tion in­volved in the deal. The 22-year-old joined up with Monaco from Ever­ton at the start of the cur­rent sea­son but was im­me­di­ately frozen out by Leonardo Jardim.

He made four league ap­pear­ances for the prin­ci­pal­ity club this sea­son with­out a goal to his name.

Onyekuru spent last sea­son on loan at Galatasara­y. He scored 14 goals in 31 league ap­pear­ances and won the do­mes­tic dou­ble with Fathi Terim’s men.

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