Southhampton keen on signing Onuachu
Southampton are reportedly keen to sign red-hot Nigerian forward, Paul Onuachu, from KRC Genk.
The Nigerian forward, who has excelled for his side, has attracted the attention of the English team, the report claims.
The goal striker unquestionably made a name for himself in the Belgian professional league after tallying 13 goals for his team, including three penalty kick goals.
For a moment, The Striker was leading the Belgian scoring rankings. However, Mario González of OH Leuven tied it with 13 goals and 4 goals from the penalty spot.
However, the striker has attracted a sizable following in Belgium, where the third-highest jersey sales ever were recorded in December 2022.
However, the Saints have become intrigued by this and are trying to entice the striker to St. Mary Stadium in order to strengthen their team.
It is clear that the Red and Whites are not having a successful 2022-23 league campaign, as they sit at the bottom end of the Premier League standings.
The Nigerian is currently valued at €15 in the market and has a contract to stay at Luminus Arena until the summer of 2024
Meanwhile, looking at Southampton’s desperate hunt for the ideal players and Onuachu’s profile with the Smurfs indicate that his club would have the English club break the bank.