Michael Emenalo out, Henry Onyekuru in at AS Monaco


It will the case of one Nigerian in and another out at AS Monaco this week as the club prepares to complete the signing of winger Henry Onyekuru hours after announcing it had severed ties with Director of Sports Michael Emenalo.

In a release published on Sunday, AS Monaco announced the departure of Emenalo, who was appointed Director in 2017 immediately after the former Nigeria international left Chelsea.


The Statement read:

By mutual agreement, AS Monaco and Michael Emenalo decide to put an end to their collaboration. Michael Emenalo arrived in Monaco in November 2017 to take up the position of Sports Director. The latter thanks AS Monaco for giving him the opportunity to discover the French championship and wishes the Club and supporters a great season 2019/2020.

AS Monaco also thanks Michael Emenalo for his commitment and wishes him all the best for his future projects.



Meanwhile multiple sources are confirming the arrival of Onyekuru in principality ahead of him completing a permanent move from English Premier League Everton.



The club lost its opening game of the new Ligue Un season 3-0 at home to Olympique Lyonnais on Sunday.


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