Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru transferred to Olympiakos from Monaco on 4 year deal
Super Eagles striker, Henry Onyekuru has joined Greek giants Olympiacos on a permanent deal from Ligue 1 club Monaco.
Onyekuru, 24, penned a four-year contract with the Greek league champions.
“The Olympiacos FC announces the acquisition of international ace, Henry Onyekuru . The Nigerian, born on June 5, 1997 in Lagos, was acquired by Monaco while signing a four-year contract,”reads a statement on the club’s official website.
“Having spent five years at Aspire Academy, Onyekuru took the first big step in his career in 2015 by signing a contract with Eupen.
“His 30 goals in 60 games with the Belgian club attracted several clubs with Everton acquiring his services in 2017. The Nigerian spent the next two seasons on loan at Anderlecht (28 assists, 10 goals) and Galatasaray (31 assists and 14 goals) respectively.”
Speaking after signing for the team, Onyekuru said: “I know it is a big club in Greece, one of the biggest and they have good ambition and target every season and they are always in the Champions League.
“I also know of two Nigerians who played here before and I am just here to contribute and keep on pushing and also to be champions countless times, achieve more goals and aims with the club.