AS Monaco of France attacker, Henry Onyekuru is heading back to his former club, Galatasaray of Turkey in a loan deal worth one million euro, following another agreement between both teams, megasportsarena.com reports.
It will be the third spell Onyekuru will have with Galatasaray, where he first joined in a full transfer from Everton of England the previous season, then spent part of last term on loan from Monaco, and he is now heading back to Istanbul in a similar deal this month.
The Aspire Football Academy product is Onyekuru is already being expected in Turkey to complete his loan transfer from Monaco, where he no longer has a future have an option to sign him on a permanent basis for six million Euros after his latest loan spell by season’s end.
A report by SCORENigeria added that a contentious point in the deal was whether the purchase clause will be optional or mandatory, but it was finally agreed that Gala should not be forced to trigger a proviso for them to splash out six million Euros to buy out his contract altogether.
Consequently, Galatasaray have now set aside a million Euros for the loan transfer of Onyekuru from Monaco and his agent, William D’Avilla is said to be putting finishing touches on various angles of the agreements needed for the move, which is expected to soon be made official.
The forward has failed to establish himself at Monaco, but fans of Galatasaray will remember that he has scored 16 goals in 44 appearances in his two loan spells at the Istanbul giants, with one of his goals notched against their city rivals Fenerbahçe.
The report added: “In August 2019, Monaco bought Onyekuru from Premier League club Everton for 13.5 million Euros. However, he has failed to make his mark at the Ligue 1 club. This season, he made only four appearances and provided an assist. He last played for Monaco four months ago. ”