Nigerian international Henry Onyekuru has returned to his former Turkish side Galatasaray on a loan deal for the third time. The Turkish side Galatasaray confirmed the signing of the player on their website.
Henry Onyekuru arrived from Ligue 1 top side AS Monaco after he spent the whole last season begging for playing time for the French side. The signing was made recently it was made public via their official website.
Galatasaray President on Henry Onyekuru Signing
According to the club president Mustafa, he said: “You know, someone said that he is the son of the house, the son of the house. He is the son of the house, Onyekuru.”
He also said: “For the third time, despite the fact that there are many teams that wanted him and it was very costly to the club he came to, Onyekuru insisted on us.”
The president thanked Henry Onyekuru saying: “He turned and did not even look at the other teams’ offers to Turkey or abroad. In this context, we thank him very much for his feelings of ownership, belonging and loyalty. This is a stance. He did not prefer money. He preferred his love and affection.”
Onyekuru stated that he wanted to wear Galatasaray jersey for many years and he also said: “First of all, I am pleased to be here again. I want to spend a season where we can achieve the club’s goals, have plenty of goals and make everyone proud. I hope to stay here longer.”
“I spoke with our president, vice president and coach, and they expressed their trust in me. I am ready to give 100 per cent as always. As I said before, my goal is to achieve more success with the club, win more trophies and make our fans proud. God willing, we will win both the league and Cup in Turkey.”
Henry Onyekuru won a league and cup double with the club in his first spell. He scored 17 goals and recorded eight assists in 56 appearances during his two previous stints with the club.