Three reasons Southampton hold the advantage over Arsenal in Onyekuru race

According to Sky Sports, Arsenal are leading a number of Premier League clubs in the race to sign in demand Eupen forward Henry Onyekuru this summer.

The 19-year-old has become a target for sides all across Europe after scoring 24 goals in all competitions for the Belgian outfit this term, including 10 in his last 10 appearances, but the Nigerian – who has a release clause of £6.8m in his contract – is said to favour a move to England.

Southampton are among the other interested parties as they look to strengthen their squad this summer in order to qualify for Europa League football again next season following an eighth-place finish this term.

The south coast outfit will certainly feel that St Mary’s would be a better destination for the young attacker rather than linking up with Arsene Wenger at the Emirates.

Here are three reasons Southampton hold the advantage over Arsenal in the race to sign Onyekuru…