Arsenal Signs Nigerian Striker Henry Onyekuru For £7 Million

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Arsene Wenger has landed Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru for a reported £7 million from Belgian top division club KAS Eupen.

Onyekuru, 19, finished the 2016/17 season as the top scorer in Belgium’s Jupiler Liga prompting the Gunners to trigger the £6.8 million release clause in his contract. He reportedly turned down moves from Belgian giants Brugge and Anderlecht, according to Sky Sports.

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The pacy attacker, a long-time Gunners fan, bagged an impressive 25 goals and provided 14 assists for Eupen this season to inevitably bring down the curtain on his time in the European lower leagues.

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He made his debut for Eupen in 2015 as a 17-year-old and helped the club achieve promotion to the Belgian top flight in his debut season.

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