Watford express interest in signing another Nigerian striker before the start of the season

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According to the Athletic, Watford has shown interest in signing Paul Onuachu from Genk. The Nigerian striker is not short of suitors following his performance in the – just-concluded season. 

English Premier League side Watford have expressed interest in signing Paul Onuachu, according to The Athletic. The Hornets have secured the signing of Emmanuel Bonaventura from Club Brugge.  

In the 2019/2020 season, Watford got relegated from Premier League and made a return this season alongside Norwich City and Brentford. 

According to the Athletic, Watford has shown interest in signing Paul Onuachu from Genk. The Nigerian striker is not short of suitors following his performance in the – just-concluded season. 

Paul Onuachu scored thirty-three goals, created five assists in thirty-eight games for Genk in the league. 

Despite acquiring the service – Dennis Bonaventura – Watford still wants to reinforce upfront and have listed Paul Onuachu as a target to bolster their account. 

The Hornets are not the only club interested in signing the Nigerian striker. He has offers from Germany, Spain, and Italy. In England, West Ham and Brighton & Hove Albion have also made enquiries to sign him. 

Genk valued Onuachu at twenty million pounds – a price Watford needs to match to secure the signing of the Nigerian striker. 

If Watford secures the signing of Onuachu, he would be the third striker to join the Hornets from the Belgian league this summer. They have signed Xisco Muñoz and Emmanuel Dennis.

The Premier League also have Issac Success, William Troost-Ekong, and Tom Dele-Bashiru in their books. 

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