Home Premier League Everton Everton favourites to sign African striker for £7million; Potential replacement for Lukaku

Everton favourites to sign African striker for £7million; Potential replacement for Lukaku

According to reports, Everton are favorites to sign Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru.

Last season, the 19-year-old was brilliant in helping his club to win promotion to the Belgian top flight and he has continued the fine displays this season at the highest level as well and is in with a chance of winning the Belgian Player of the Year Award.

Everton manager Ronald Koeman reportedly believes that the Nigeria international is ready for Premier League football and will not need to go out on loan to test himself in English football. Should a transfer go ahead, it will likely cost in the region of £7 million.

However with Romelu Lukaku expected to leave in what will be a big-money transfer, there will be a lot of money at Goodison Park during the summer to invest on new talent.

Everton will definitely need to invest on new forwards and therefore a high chance of this transfer going ahead.