Bid rejected! Arsenal suffer setback in their bid to sign 22-goals winger

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Arsenal will have take an additional £1 million out of their purse, and take their proposed salary for Eupen winger Henry Onyekuru up a notch if they still wish to see him among the ranks the Emirates, according to Daily Mail journalist Simon Jones.

The 19-year old is yet to feature for Nigeria’s senior side and is not a EU national so the Gunners will need to request for a work permit for the forward if they are still interested in signing him.

Increasing the value of the proposed deal from £6.8m to £7.85m and increasing his weekly wages to £35,000 will give him more advantage in his application for a work Visa.

Onyekuru is a top target for lots of Premier League and European clubs after putting up an amazing performance in the Belgian League. He was able to net 12 goals in 28 appearances during the regular season for Eupen, he then followed that up with another ten goals in ten games during the league’s playoff round, usually deployed to the left wing.