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Henry Onyekuru is back at Everton - but don’t expect him to play anytime soon

Nigeria forward is to continue his rehabilitation back at Finch Farm

RSC Anderlecht v Bayern Muenchen - UEFA Champions League Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

Henry Onyekuru has confirmed he is back at Finch Farm after his loan spell at Anderlecht was cut short through injury.

Onyekuru joined Everton for £7m from K.A.S. Eupen in the summer before being immediately loaned out to Anderlecht for the season.

The 20-year-old impressed for the Belgian side, scoring nine goals in 25 appearances in all competitions.

However, the Nigeria international suffered a knee injury playing against his former club last month.

Anderlecht subsequently released a statement confirming that Onyekuru required surgery and would be out for several months.

As a result, Onyekuru finds himself back at Everton sooner than expected and now faces a race against time to be fit for the World Cup this summer.