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Belgian league's top scorer might be off to Everton

MOVING UP: Henry Onyekuru

EVERTON ARE reportedly set to sign Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal.

According to BBC Sport's Phil McNulty, the Nigeria international is poised to join the Toffees in a deal worth around £7 million before moving to Anderlecht on loan for the 2017-18 campaign.

As noted by McNulty, the Gunners and West Ham United have also been seen as potential suitors for the 20-year-old, who shone in Belgium's top flight last term.

Indeed, Onyekuru struck 22 goals in the Jupiler League and Jupiler League play-off for his side, making him the joint-highest goalscorer in the competition. Given it was his first year at such a high level, the total represented a very impressive haul indeed.

Arsenal were tipped to sign Onyekuru earlier in summer, with Sky Sports reporting the Gunners had agreed a fee with Eupen for his signature. However, according to John Cross of the Daily Mirror, the north-London club never held a serious interest in the striker.

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