Published: Wed, May 31, 2017
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Arsenal target Henry Onyekuru: I've always dreamed of the Premier League

Arsenal target Henry Onyekuru: I've always dreamed of the Premier League

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Henry Onyekuru insists he is "ready" for the challenge of the Premier League as he reportedly edges towards a move to Arsenal.

'I have had fun in Belgium, but I have always dreamed of the Premier League'.

After coming third in Belgium's Jupiler Pro League player of the year the 19-year-old did admit he could stay put, but admitted a move to England has always been an ambition.

Club Brugge and Anderlecht have made offers for Onyekuru while Borussia Monchengladbach, Southampton, West Bromwich Albion, Everton and Bournemouth have all made enquiries. "I still haven't decided", Onyekuru told Dhnet.be.

Arsenal target tells Arsene Wenger he's 'ready' for Premier League transfer
Onyekuru enjoyed a superb season for Eupen scoring 22 goals for the Belgian outfit

Onyekuru, who joined Eupen from the Qatari Aspire Academy, is part of the Nigerian squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa.

"When asked if he believed he was ready for the English top flight he replied: "'Believe' is not the right word. I know it's only my first season in first division, but yet I had hoped to win.

"I don't want to decide too quickly", Onyekuru said. "I'm sure of that".

Onyekuru is now in the Super Eagles squad in France and is likely to make his global debut when the Gernot Rohr's men play Corsica on Friday evening. One that is very important for my future and that of my family, so I'll have to think carefully about.

Ian is ESPN's French football correspondent.

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