Galatasaray of Turkey striker, Henry Onyekuru has sent get well messages to the Turkish Super Lig club’s coach, Fatih Terim and their vice-president, Abdurrahim Albayrak, following positive coronavirus tests for both, megasportsarena.com reports.
The Super Eagles’ youngster, who is on loan at Galatasaray from AS Monaco non France, in a second spell with the Istanbul-based side, said he is praying for full recovery by Terim, who has been in self-isolation since being diagnosed with COVID-19.
Onyekuru, who enjoyed his best season in Europe under last season under Terim’s guidance, when the former KAS Eupen and RSC Anderlecht of Belgium star, who was on loan then from Everton of England, scored 17 goals in all competitions to help Galatasary to the Super Lig title and Turkish Cup.
Sadly, Terim became the first coach to contact coronavirus in Turkey , but Onyekuru is optimistic his coach will come out of the current situation, while also sending his best wishes to 65-year-old Albayrak, who has also been in isolation with his wife, after both tested positive to the virus six days into their treatment process.
Support has been pouring in from players and rival clubs wishing the coach and administrator quick recovery, such that Onyekuru refused to be left out ofn the get-well spree, as he took to social media to reveal his thoughts for the coach and vice-president in one swoop.
Onyekuru stated for Terim: “Get well soon coach. You are a true warrior and I know you will be back in no time! This is bigger than football and we must all stay safe and listen to advice. #StayAtHome @fatihterim 😭🙏🏾;” and added for the vice-president: “Our president, our hearts and prayers, we believe you will be back stronger than before … # StayStrong 🙏🏾🙏🏾Red heart.”