Italian Serie A top side Lazio have joined the race to sign Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu in the summer transfer window. According to La Lazio Siamo Noi, Lazio contacted the Nigerian International Onuachu to initiate talks of a possible switch to the Italian side next season.
Lazio wants Super Eagles star Paul Onuachu
The Rome-based club is planning to replace backup striker Vedat Muriqi who was loaned out to RCD Mallorca as they fashion out a pairing partner for Ciro Immobile. Paul Onuachu has seen his reputation grow over the past two seasons with Genk. He won the Belgian Pro League golden boot last season scoring 33 goals in 38 games.
And this current season he has scored 19 goals in 30 league appearances this season. He is currently valued at 17million Euros and the Italian club is not the only club coming for the player as Atletico Madrid, Florentina and Roma are also interested in signing him. The 27-year-old moved to Genk from Midtjylland in August 2019 after spending seven years at the Danish club.
In 2019 he made his debut for the Super Eagles and has scored three goals in 16 appearances