Everton winger Henry Onyekuru poised to complete £12m Monaco move

Everton winger Henry Onyekuru poised to complete £12m Monaco move within next 24 hours

  • Monaco are set to sign 22-year-old Everton winger Henry Onyekuru for £12m 
  • He has arrived in the south of France to agree terms on a five-year contract
  • The Nigeria international has not made a single appearance for the Toffees
  • Work permit complications led to loan spells with Anderlecht and Galatasaray

Everton forward Henry Onyekuru will complete a £12million move to Monaco on Monday having never played a first-team game at Goodison Park because of work permit issues.

Onyekuru, 22, is already in the south of France putting the finishing touches to a five-year contract with confirmation expected in the next 24 hours.

Everton signed the Nigerian for £8m in 2017 but he has spent the last two seasons on loan with Anderlecht and Galatasaray, who he helped win the Turkish League.

Monaco are poised to sign Everton winger Henry Onyekuru in a £12million deal

Onyekuru made 44 appearances for the Turkish champions last season, providing 16 goals and six assists. 

At Monaco, he will replace Belgian international Nacer Chadli who has gone on loan to Anderlecht.

Among his new team-mates in the Principality will be ex-Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas.

Onyekuru sprints past Celtic’s James Forrest during a loan spell at Anderlecht in 2017-18

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