Bayer Leverkusen has successfully reached an agreement with Union Saint Gilloise for the highly sought-after Nigerian forward, Victor Boniface, MySportDab reports.
The deal, which has been confirmed by Sky Germany’s renowned transfer expert, Florian Plettenberg, is set to be finalized today, pending the completion of Boniface’s medical examination.
Thesubstantial fee of €17m will see Boniface donning the prestigious Bayer Leverkusen jersey.
The talented 22-year-old has been in sensational form since joining Union Saint Gilloise from Bodo Glimt at the beginning of the 2022/23 season for a record-breaking transfer fee of €2 million.
Throughout the last campaign, he showcased his prolific goal-scoring abilities and remarkable playmaking skills, notching an impressive tally of 22 goals and 12 assists.
Boniface’s stellar performance caught the attention of numerous top European clubs, including Napoli, AC Milan, Lazio, RB Leipzig, and even Premier League outfit Everton.
All these clubs were eager to secure the young Nigerian’s services for the upcoming season, but it is Bayer Leverkusen that has emerged victorious in the intense race for his signature.
His remarkable feat of finishing as the joint top scorer in the Europa League, alongside Manchester United’s star forward Marcus Rashford, further fueled the interest in him.
With Bayer Leverkusen securing his services, it marks a significant boost to their attacking prowess, especially with the unfortunate injury sidelining Patrick Schick.
Victor Boniface’s versatility and deadly goal-scoring instincts make him a perfect fit for Xabier Alonso’s tactical setup.
The young forward is set to join his new teammates in their upcoming training camp, eager to showcase his talent and form a lethal partnership on the pitch.
The impending long-term contract with Bayer Leverkusen is a testament to the club’s belief in Boniface’s immense potential, and it signifies the start of an exciting new chapter in the player’s promising career.
As he prepares to embark on a new challenge in one of Europe’s most competitive leagues, fans around the world eagerly anticipate the electrifying performances that await them from this rising star on German soil.