Liverpool Completing Standard Procedures to Sign Attacker

SOUTHAMPTON, Bournemouth and Liverpool sent scouts to watch Henry Onyekuru play for Belgian side Eupen on Saturday.

The coveted 19-year-old striker is a contender for Belgium’s player of the year award and scored yet again on the weekend in the Europa League play-offs.

According to the Daily Mail, the Nigerian-born winger is valued at £6million and will be allowed to leave the side in the summer with the Premier League trio just a handful of clubs monitoring his progress.

Henry Onyekuru has banged in 17 goals this campaign and was recently watched by Liverpool, Southampton and Bournemouth

His goal in the 3-3 draw away at Kortrijk was his fifth strike in his last four games, and now has netted 17 times in 32 appearances this season.

Onyekuru has promised to give an update on his future after the play-offs finish, though it looks destined he will secure a big move in the next transfer window.

West Brom and Celtic have been monitoring his progress this season, while London giants Arsenal and Chelsea have also been keeping tabs on the youngster.

Eupen remain hot on the heels of leaders Gent in the six-team group, with the winners representing Belgium in Europe’s second-tier competition next campaign.