Everton forward Henry Onyekuru enjoyed a fairly profitable start to life on loan in Belgium this season, where he bagged 10 goals in around 1,900 minutes of play before getting hurt and returning to Finch Farm for treatment.
Unfortunately, there seemed to have been some disagreement between player, manager, and training staff, because once the Nigerian returned to Anderlecht, he was frozen out of the squad and did not play during the remainder of the season.
This decision from the coaches in Belgium prevented Henry from making the Nigerian World Cup squad, and it seems there may be a price to pay. According to a report from HLIN, Onyekuru is seeking a loan to the Bundesliga and Borussia Mönchengladbach.
❌ Een extra jaar bij #RSCA lijkt uitgesloten, ondanks deal met #Everton— Pieter-Jan Calcoen (@PJCalcoen) May 17, 2018
@henryconyekuru is op weg naar Borussia #Mönchengladbach
Meer in @hlnsport & op https://t.co/gaOltY5BIF pic.twitter.com/nrprpFknXI
It would be a big step in the youngster’s career, particularly in terms of the competition he would face prior to moving to Everton for the 2019-20 season, when his original two year loan to Anderlecht will have expired.
The Bundesliga is well-known for its attacking football, and there are worse places to develop a young attacker, as we’ve seen with Ademola Lookman. While it would have been nice to see Onyekuru at Goodison Park during the upcoming season, this is just about the next best option.