UCL: Nigerian Striker Onyekuru Named Major Threat Ahead Of PSG Tie
Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru has been identified as one of the major threats in Anderlecht’s lineup when they clash against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.
Anderlecht will host PSG on Wednesday with Onyekuru already included in the starting lineup by manager Hein Vanhaezebrouck.
According to France Football, the 20-year-old Nigerian is one of three Anderlecht players to be feared on Wednesday.
The other two players are midfielders Leander Dendoncker and Sofiane Hanni.
“Onyekuru is the main danger of Anderlecht,” said France Football.
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“With 30 goals and 11 assists in two seasons with KAS Eupen, the Nigerian striker has impressed in Belgium.
“Everton were very interested in such statistics and signed the young striker for five years this summer before loaning him to Anderlecht.
“Superb with the ball at his feet, endowed with a very good technique and skillful in front of the goal, Henry Onyekuru has enjoyed a good beginning of the season.
“The attacking partner of Lukasz Teodorczyk already has 7 goals in 13 matches in all competitions, including a double against KV Mechelen on the final day of the Jupiler League.
After two matches, PSG top Group B with six points, while Anderlecht are rooted bottom with no point.
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