AS Monaco Officially Unveil Henry Onyekuru, Four Others

Monaco Unveil Henry Onyekuru

Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru, Algerian striker Islam Slimani and three others of Benjamin Lecomte, Ben Yedder and Ruben Aguilar officially unveiled by Ligue 1 club Monaco.

The Nigeria international penned a five-year deal for a reported £12.5 million ($15.1m) fee from Everton, while Slimani has a record of 28 goals in 64 caps and just won the 2019 African Cup of Nations with the Fennecs arrived Stade Louis II on a season’s loan from Leicester City with an option of a permanent deal.

The 22-year-old Onyekuru said during the unveiling: “AS Monaco is a great club and I’m happy to be there, and for a young player like me, it’s great to be able to play in a club that aspires to play the big European competitions.”

“To be a champion of Africa is a source of pride. It is very important for me.

“I think that I can bring my experience to the team, in relation to what I have gone through.

“It is very important to play for a coach that one knows. He is aware of my qualities.

“He is a good coach who knows how to give players confidence. He knows to encourage you to give everything for the team.

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“I am very happy to be involved with AS Monaco, a big club that aims to fight for the first places in the championship and to qualify for European competitions. I will give everything to help the Club achieve its goals. “

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