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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Aston Villa have been linked with making a move for Genk striker Paul Onuachu “as early as January”. The Nigeria international has been in prolific form for the Belgian side, scoring 14 goals in 15 games so far this season. Prior to the new campaign, Onuachu had scored 58 times in 80 matches since the start of the 2020-21 campaign. Villa were touted with an interest in the 28-year-old last season, alongside fellow Premier League sides Arsenal and West Ham. Since appointing Unai Emery as manager there has been increasing focus placed upon who the Spaniard will sign in the upcoming transfer window, with Onuachu reported to be on Villa’s radar. READ MORE: John Terry responds after former Aston Villa player suffers 'serious' injury READ MORE: Aston Villa 'will return' for £18m transfer target as Unai Emery reunion eyed Sport Witness has reported, via Jeunes Footeux , that Villa are “taking an interest” in Onuachu, who will have first come to sporting director Johan Lange’s attention during the striker’s time in Denmark with FC Midtjylland. Jeunes Footeux claim that the forward has been “closely watched” by the club for the last 12 months , while Onuachu was also reported to be a target for Wolves this summer. The French outlet added that Villa are “considering submitting an offer” for the striker in the winter transfer window. However, there may be a potential stumbling block as Onuachu is said to be valued in the region of €15m (£13m), while Genk would not accept an offer of “less than €25m (£21.
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. Onuachu did admit that he attracted interest from Wolves , though the club ultimately opted to sign Sasa Kalajdzic before an injury crisis saw them turn to Diego Costa. “To be honest, I am tired of talking about transfers, '' Onuachu said in September. “Wolverhampton, but it didn’t materialise. They went for another. “He apparently injured himself badly in his first match. The English transfer market had closed by then. So, they could only get transfer-free players and ended up with Diego Costa. That’s football.” Would Onuachu be a good signing for Villa? Let us know in the comments section… READ MORE: Aston Villa 'monitoring' £86m Man Utd and Liverpool target ahead of January transfer window What to expect from Aston Villa in January transfer window as Unai Emery confirms future deals Aston Villa and Unai Emery ready to 'step forward' as £17m striker transfer lined up Five cut-price deals Aston Villa could target as Unai Emery approaches first transfer window What Jack Grealish did after heartwarming England goal celebration
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