In-form Nigerian striker, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo (Simy) and Paul Ebere Onuachu have both gained stunning summer transfer updates, with huge figures now being bandied around media circles about how much they would each cost eventually.
Megasportsarena.com reports that Simy looks set to leave Crotone of Italy, after they were relegated from the Italian Serie A, while Onuachu top scoring feat with Racing Genk of Belgium in the Jupiler League have opened him up for a potential big money deal this month.
Although a lot of issues have been dragged over both potential transfers and nothing concrete has been revealed just yet, Onuachu is being linked with a quartet of English Premier League clubs, while Simy now looks likely to head out to the city of Florence in Italy.
Latest information on offer in The Land of The Azurri reveals that Christian Ndubuisi Obodo’s former club, Fiorentina may end up splashing more than 10 million euros on Simy, as a leading newspaper, La Nazione reported that La Viola are planning a double swoop on Crotone.
The double deal would be for Simy and Brazilian dazzler, Junior Messias, as they both look likely to depart from Crotone, after the club dropped to the lower division Serie B, but Fiorentina will first want to take both players on loan with an option to sign them fully next season.
The report adds that Simy’s transfer market value is eight million euros, with an escalation to 12m coming his way after he netted 20 goals in Serie A last season, while the fee for Messias is put at 10 million euro.
In similar vein, information out of England reveals that Odion Jude Ighalo’s former club, Watford have joined the race for Onuachu, as The Hornets, who currently have William Troost-Ekong, Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure, Isaac Success and Tom Dele-Bashiru on their cards, have opened talks with Genk for giant striker.
Onuachu has been linked in recent times with four other EPL clubs, with West Ham United, Leicester City, Brighton and Arsenal showing interest, after he scored 35 goals last season in Belgium.
Watford Observer added that The Hornets, who won promotion back to the English top-flight this past season, have opened talks with those that matter over their chances of signing Onuachu, whose market value is put at 20 million euro, though he cost Genk only six million when they bought him two years ago from FC Midtjylland of Denmark.