Like a shooting star, blazing across the sky, Victor Boniface has shot to the limelight, with several top clubs vying for his services in the transfer market.
The former Union SG striker has become a beautiful bride with his inspiring performance in the Bundesliga and the Europa League.
Victor Boniface has scored seven goals in the Bundesliga this term and three in the Europa League. The Bayer Leverkusen forward continues to enjoy a meteoric rise since joining Die Werkself.
Undoubtedly, the Super Eagles forward has risen in value in the transfer market.
With all eyes on Victor Boniface, how much has the player risen in value exactly? What is his current value?
Let's try and break it down with this piece.
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Victor Boniface rises in value
Many young players have burst onto the scene this season, with their performances earning them a place in their respective teams.
With their performance came elevated value and interest from top clubs across Europe.
Victor Boniface is no exception. The Werkself striker has come a fair distance, from playing for Bodø/Glimt to arriving in the Bundesliga.
He joined Xabi Alonso's side for €20 million, but if any club thinks they can get the 22-year-old for that fee, they should have a rethink.
In the latest biggest transfer value rises, Victor Boniface features in the top ten.
The former Union SG forward is ranked seventh behind the likes of Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid) Evan Ferguson (Brighton & Hove), Jeremy Doku (Man City) and Xavi Simons (RB Leipzig).
Victor Boniface has seen his value increase by $30 million. It means, any club looking to sign him would need more than $40 million.
Other players on the list
Ferguson of Brighton has the highest increase in value with $38 million.
The Brighton striker has scored a few goals this season and tops the list. Doku is another revelation. The 21-year-old forward joined the Sky Blues this term from Rennes and has scored two goals.
Others who sit above Victor Boniface include Bellingham (Real Madrid), who has seen his value rise by $33 million.
Bellingham has been in inspirational form for Real Madrid this season with ten La Liga goals.
Xavi Simons, Mathys Tel (Bayern Munich) and Warren Zaïre-Emery (PSG) all sit above Victor Boniface.
The list is completed by Serhou Guirassy (Stuttgart), Lamine Yamal (Barcelona) and Takefusa Kubo (Real Sociedad).
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Accolades for Victor Boniface
Since joining the Bundesliga, the Nigerian forward has continued to soar.
He received his first call-up to the Super Eagles and made his debut for the team.
Boniface has also won several awards in Germany, including one Player of the Month and three Rookie of the Month awards.
He continued from last season when he scored six goals to be the joint-top scorer in the Europa League last term.
Boniface already has three goals in the competition this season.
With top clubs like Real Madrid, Manchester United and Arsenal sniffing around him, his days at Die Werkself seem numbered.
This article was most recently revised and updated 2 weeks ago