Super Eagles striker Onuachu seals four-year deal with Genk
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Super Eagles striker Onuachu seals four-year deal with Genk

Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu has sealed a four-year deal with Belgian league champions KRC Genk from Danish club, FC Midtjylland.

Genk reportedly paid around six million euros to move the lanky forward away from Denmark.

KRC Genk announced the signing of Onuachu on their website on Thursday evening.

“KRC Genk reached an agreement with Danish [club] FC Midtjylland about the transfer of Paul Onuachu. The 25-year-old Nigerian striker signed a contract until 2024,” the Belgian club stated.

“Paul Onuachu is a good striker. With his 2.1m [height], he is very present in the box, strong in duels both in the air and on the ground. At FC Midtjylland, Paul played no fewer than 181 matches, [scored] 74 goals and 23 assists in recent seasons. He is also a Nigeria international with 6 caps and one goal.

“KRC Genk are proud to add Onuachu to their attack, and looks forward to his matches at the Luminus Arena.”

FC Midtjylland also confirmed Onuachu’s departure and thanked the forward for his great contributions during his stay at the club.

"Paul Onuachu has signed a four-year contract with the Belgian champions , KRC Genk, and he will immediately begin work on his new club, where he can also look forward to playing in Europe’s finest club tournament, the Champions League," reads a statement on FC Midtjylland’s official website.

Onuachu was part of the Nigerian squad that won bronze at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.