Five things Celtic fans need to know about Henry Onyekuru
“An agreement was reached with Eupen that I will be allowed to move in the summer to my club of choice. For now, I remain with Eupen until the end of the season.”
These are the words of young attacker Henry Onyekuru, who was heavily aligned with a move to Celtic during the January transfer window.
The 19-year-old was the subject of a rejected offer of around £1m from the Bhoys in the window just closed, but there’s every chance the Hoops will return in the off-season and they could be the “club of choice” for the starlet, who went AWOL in a bid to force through a switch to Scotland before the last deadline passed.
Given that the African starlet plies his trade in Belgium and is still an emerging talent, not a great deal is known about him as things stand. He’s clearly a promising player Brendan Rodgers is keen on as he goes about building his own side at Celtic Park and progressing further in Europe next season.
Onyekuru may be an important cog in this, so here are FIVE things you need to know about him…