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Soccer News of Wednesday, 1 February 2023


Transfers: Genk sign another Nigerian as Onuachu's replacement

Tolu Arokorede Tolu Arokorede

KRC Genk has signed Nigerian striker Tolu Arokorede as a replacement for Paul Onuachu.

Onuachu, 28, secured a move to Southampton on transfer deadline day in a deal worth €18 million plus add-ons.

The Super Eagles striker signed three and a half deal with the Saints.

Following Onuachu's exit, the Belgium Jupiler side wasted no time replacing him with his fellow countryman late hours into the January transfer window.

As per reports, Genk signed the 22-year-old Nigerian striker from Latvian club Valmiera for a reported fee of €5m.

Prior to his move to Genk, the young Nigerian striker had two loan spells at FC Köln and Amiens.