In a shock move, La Liga side Valencia are attempting to have the loan deal for Everton forward Henry Onyekuru canceled with a view to a permanent transfer. Onyekuru just joined Galatasaray on a one-year deal just a couple of weeks ago and has already settled in well, scoring a maiden goal and putting on a nifty assist as well.
Everton signed the Nigerian international at the beginning of last season from KAS Eupen in Belgium for €8million, and loaned him back out to Anderlecht in the Jupiler League amid work permit concerns. The player refused to go back to Anderlecht this season on another loan after reports surfaced of a deteriorating relationship with the club management, and he was then loaned to Galatasaray for the year for €800,000.
The only way this can go ahead is if there is a termination or recall clause in the player’s loan agreement, and the Blues will then have to pay the penalty reimbursement. All that only comes into play if indeed Everton do want to sell the player who appears to have all the potential to turn into a lethal forward.
More to come on this one.