Fan View: Midtjylland’s Onyeka backed to help Brentford survive Premier League struggles

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The Nigeria international draws Bees’ interest in the move, which could see him displace England’s top flight this summer

Midtjylland midfielder Frank Onyeka would play a key role in helping Brentford stay in the Premier League beyond the 2021-22 season if he eventually moves to England, according to Goal Africa readers.

The Nigeria international is said to be getting closer to a permanent move to the 2021 league play-off winners after his eye-catching performances in the Danish Superliga last season.

After winning the league crown in 2020, Onyeka helped Wolves finish second in the Danish top flight last season with his contribution of three goals in 27 appearances.

Despite having three years to complete his contract at MCH Arena, the Bees are pushing to use their relationship with Midtjylland to secure the transfer as both clubs are owned by Matthew Benham.

According to the poll on Goal Africa’s Twitter page, nearly 85% of readers support ex-FC Ebedei prodigy to shine in the Premier League and also help the Bees maintain their top status while 15.2 % of voters do not. I think his presence will not make Thomas Frank’s team struggle next season.

As the debate over Onyeka’s potential influence in the Brentford squad continues, Midtjylland sporting director Svend Graversen believes the 23-year-old is ripe for a new challenge in “the biggest league in the world. world”.

“It’s there. There’s also something about him being of interest to a lot of clubs. Our assessment of Frank is that he’s ready for one of the big leagues,” said Graversen.

“You have to assess that the Premier League is perhaps the greatest, so he’s ready for that. Then we have to find the right solution, and he must still think that it is the right solution. Then we have to see where it ends.

“But there’s no question he’s earned it, and he’s where a change is good for him. Then we have to find the right solution for all three parts.

Internationally, Onyeka was first invited to the Super Eagles in September 2020, and he then made his debut for the three-time African champions in a 1-0 friendly loss to Algeria on the 9th. October 2020.


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