ANKARA 

Turkish football club Galatasaray signed Nigerian winger Henry Onyekuru on loan from French team Monaco on Sunday. 

Galatasaray said on their Twitter account that Onyekuru, 22, underwent medical checks in an Istanbul hospital to join the Lions.

“Welcome home Henry Onyekuru!,” Galatasaray stated.

Separately, the Turkish club said on the Borsa Istanbul’s Public Disclosure Platform that Galatasaray agreed with Monaco and Onyekuru for the player’s loan deal.

According to the agreement, Galatasaray will pay Monaco €750,000 ($837,150) transfer fee.

The Lions will give €650,000 ($725,530) to Onyekuru as half-season salary as the player’s contract will end in June 2020.

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