Date: 4th March 2021 at 8:20pm
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Celtic podcaster Colin Watt has been speaking on the latest edition of the A Celtic State of Mind podcast about all things relating to the Bhoys.

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One of the topics that he talked about was potential transfers for the summer, and one player who Watt mentioned was Paul Onuachu from Genk.

The 26-year-old Nigerian has scored 25 goals in 29 games this season in all competitions and has been linked with a move to Olympique Lyon.

However, Watt thinks that Celtic should be looking at him instead.

He said: “One that I think people should go and take a look at [is] Paul Onuachu. He’s a Nigerian striker that plays for Genk; he was formerly of Midtjylland, and he’s scored almost 100 goals in five seasons, 6ft 7in tall. Roughly, the going price for him is about £7-10m.

“That’s us actually taking a look out into the European market and trying to replace [Odsonne] Edouard with an experienced striker.”

Do you want to sign Onuachu?

Yes, he coud be a good signing

Yes, he coud be a good signing

No, we can do better

No, we can do better

TIF Thoughts on the Bhoys signing Onuachu…

One problem that Celtic will have if they want to sign the 26-year-old is the new Brexit laws, which prevent clubs from signing certain players.

Given that Onuachu has only made seven senior appearances for the Nigerian national team, it is unlikely that he would be able to sign for the Bhoys.

However, if there was some way around that, then the £10.8m-rated Nigerian could be a good addition for Celtic because of his height and goalscoring record.

Either way, though, because of the new laws, we would be surprised if the Bhoys manage to sign Onuachu.

We also think that they need to focus on appointing a new before they even consider new signings following Neil Lennon’s resignation last week.