Premier League club Southampton is keen on signing Paul Onuachu before the transfer deadline.
The club is said to have followed up its interest with a bid which was rejected by Genk top chiefs, as reported by Belgian tabloid voetballpremiur.be.
KRC Genk considered the offer too low for the valuation of the in form Nigerian international.
KRC Genk prefers to keep the goal getter play for the rest of the season, but the player desperately want to play in the Premier League.
According to latest report, Southampton have made an increased offer for the striker and It is not yet clear whether Genk thinks the it is sufficient.
Reports in England revealed, the Saints have now lined up Braga forward Vitinha as an alternative should Genk reject the latest offer for Onuacho.
Onuachu scored 2 more times on Sunday during the match against RFC Seraing (4-0 win).
The Nigerian center forward is currently at the top of the Jupiler Pro League with KRC Genk.
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