His hopeful move to the Premier League has yet to come, but Genk striker Paul Onwacho (27) is now closely linked with Atletico Madrid in Spain. The famous sports newspaper Marker He came out with the news that the Spanish champion is on his way to look for the Golden Bull last season.
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Madrid newspaper said coach Andrea Berta would follow the Nigerian closely. The Italian is not the first: he’s had a hand in the transfers of Antoine Griezmann, Jan Oblak and Radamel Falcao in the past. Piece by piece of men who are with Colchoneros They became world leaders. according to Marker Berta had called Jenk. However, in Limburg, nothing seems to have been done about it at the moment.
Last season, Onuachu scored no less than 35 goals for RC Genk and has already scored nine goals this season. To everyone’s surprise, no Premier League club last summer opened the wallet to the tall striker, who was secretly hoping for a big move himself. A few weeks ago, he extended his current contract in Limburg until 2024.
Market value: 22 million euros
Onwacho told the sister newspaper at the end of last month: “I will continue to give everything I have to this club and if there is tangible interest during the next Mercato and followed by a correct offer, the club will cooperate constructively with the transfer.” Importance of Limburg. Transfermarkt.com estimates its current market value at €22 million.
Atletico Madrid is urgently looking for goals. The Spanish champions have scored just 11 goals in eight league matches this season, half of the leaders Real Madrid. The only striker to score at the moment is Luis Suarez, but he will turn 35 in January. Other strikers, talented 22-year-old Brazilian Matthews Cunha and top players Joao Felix (21) and Antoine Griezmann (30), have been with their squad this season. Three are only good for one meager goal.