Report: Barcelona ready to snap Onyekuru from Everton

Report: Barcelona ready to snap Onyekuru from Everton

Barcelona is keeping a close eye on Everton forward Henry Onyekuru, who is currently on loan to Belgian top flight club Anderlecht, according to a report on Readeverton.

Scouts from the Spanish club were present to witness Onyekuru find the back of the net for the seventh time this season during Anderlecht’s visit to Royal Excel Mouscron.

The 20-year-old was signed by Everton last summer from Eupen but was immediately sent out on a season-long loan to Anderlecht, where his performances are attracting plenty of European attention.


Onyekuru has also starred in the UEFA Champions League group stages this season with reports that Premier League club Manchester United want to secure his signature.

The Merseyside club have a real talent on their hands and Onyekuru could easily break into the starting side at Goodison Park following his return from his loan spell.

However, the temptation of playing for Barcelona could turn out to be a difficult one to turn down.

The Nigerian youngster made his official debut for his country in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture against Algeria on November 10 in Constantine and will be confident of securing a place in the squad for the tournament in Russia.

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