Turkish League giants Galatasaray target Nigerian star as a replacement for departed Onyekuru
By Opeyeminews | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 2011 views
Galatasaray have joined the race to sign Nigeria and Heerenveen of Netherlands dazzler Chidera Ejuke in the summer transfer window.
The former Turkish Champion failed to extend the contract of Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru, as Monaco decided to call back the winger.
Onyekuru joined Galatasaray from Monaco on a six months loan deal in January, and he performed excellently for the Super League outfit, after enduring a tough time in his first half of the season at Monaco.
Galatasaray coach Fathi Terim has now seen Heerenveen star of the moment Chidera Ejuke as a possible replacement for the winger.
Ejuke excellent performance for Heerenveen last season has attracted the attention of many European clubs from Spain, Italy, Germany and report also said the Netherlands club rejected €7 million from an unknown Chinese super league side few weeks ago.
Ejuke 22, joined Heerenveen last summer from Norwegian club Valerenga, and he is expected to leave the club in the summer.
The youngster was superb for Heerenveen last season, scoring 9 goals and 4 assists in all competitions, and he was named among the best players in the Netherlands Eredivisie league last season.
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