Henry Onyekuru nominated for young player of the year award in Belgian league

Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru has made the final shortlist for the best young player award in Belgium following his impressive showing for newly promoted Eupen.

Onyekuru has scored 21 goals this season in all competitions will be contesting the award against Anderlecht 20 year old midfielder Youri Tieleman‎ and 19 year old KV Oostende Nany Dimata for the award.

Bayern Leverkusen forward Leon Bailey won the award last year while at Genk, and this year winner will be announced on the 22nd of May at The Footballer of the Year Gala.

Onyekuru might be heading to the Premier League,  according to his agent the player is in talks with clubs in the English Premier League over a potential switch in the summer, and as exclusively reported by Owngoalnigeria.com he has had talks with Everton.

 

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