Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu is set to join Watford from Genk ahead of the new Premier League season.
The 6’7″ Nigerian international is on a list of the Hornets’ transfer targets as they plan to bolster their attack before the new Premier League season kicks off, according to The Athletic’s Adam Leventhal via Soccernet.
Onuachu could be the prolific goalscorer the newly-promoted side are looking for after he scored 35 goals in all competitions for Genk in the just-concluded season.
However, if Watford are to sign the Nigerian international, they will need to pay at least the 20m pounds price tag Genk have placed on him.
The 27-year-old’s scored 29 goals in 33 appearances last season.
He could become the second Nigerian striker to join Xisco Muñoz side from Belgium this summer after Emmanuel Dennis, who joined the club from Club Brugge last week.
Onuachu’s potential addition will also increase the number of Nigerians at Vicarage Road to five, following William Troost-Ekong, Tom Dele-Bashiru, Isaac Success and Emmanuel Dennis.
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