Genk pronounces on Atlético’s interest in Paul Onuachu

The Atlético de Madrid He is always on the lookout for those young players who can become the stars of the future. One of the last names to appear related to the rojiblanco team has been the forward Paul Onuachu, belonging to KRC Genk.

We are talking about a 27-year-old footballer, international for Nigeria, has so far scored 56 goals and 7 assists in 83 games with the Genk. He has a contract with the Belgian club until 2024.

Last summer the Genk He asked for at least 25 million euros from interested clubs. Of course, he is not a first-rate striker, but rather it would be a kind of complement with some characteristics that the Athletic it does not have in its template. We are talking about a forward of 2.01 meters, with great wingspan and a lot of stride. A very physical striker to unleash games, it is understood.

The Athletic It is not the only team that has been linked to the African. From Italy also points to Inter de Milan, that I would see you as a substitute for Edin dzeko, who is already 35 years old and who arrived this course after leaving Romelu lukaku.

With everything, the diary Het Belang van Limburg, collects the first assessment of the KRC Genk about that supposed interest of Atlético.

According to the Belgian media, in contact with officials of the club Limburg to get an answer. Secure the diary HBVL, that official Genk sources indicated that they have no official knowledge of the Athletic in this sense, by the player. Nothing definitive anyway, because the mattress interest could focus right now on a follow-up for the future.

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Marcos Llorente, in training with Atlético de Madrid at Cerro del Espino de Majadahonda, season 2021/2022.

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