Three reasons Southampton must beat Liverpool to Onyekuru signing

According to reports in the Daily Mail, Southampton are set to battle with Premier League rivals Liverpool and Bournemouth for the £6m signing of exciting Eupen forward Henry Onyekuru this summer.

The Nigerian-born attacker has been one of the standout performers in the Belgian Pro League this term, which has meant that scouts from a number of English sides have flooded to watch the 19-year-old in action.

Saints are one of those and they will have been impressed with what they have seen, although they face competition from Liverpool, who they have of course sold a number of players to in recent years.

With Claude Puel’s side set to miss out on qualification for European football next season, the Frenchman will be keen to strengthen his squad at the end of the campaign in order for another push next season.

Here are three reasons Southampton must beat Jurgen Klopp to the 19-year-old…