Boniface set to join German club Bayer Leverkusen for €20m: Victor Boniface, a Nigerian striker, is on the verge of joining Bayer Leverkusen from Union Saint-Gilloise for a rumored sum of more than €20 million. Fabrizio Romano, an Italian journalist and expert on the transfer market, revealed this on Friday via his official Twitter account, adding that Boniface was also ready to come to Leverkusen. EnoughInfo.com
Romano said on Twitter that “Bayer Leverkusen are in advanced talks to sign Victor Boniface from Union St Gilloise — negotiations are moving forward and a deal is getting closer.”
The two club sides are now discussing the parameters of a contract worth more than €20 million package, but the Nigerian striker has already agreed to personal terms with Leverkusen.
According to a source on Wednesday, Leverkusen opted to renew their interest in Boniface as a result of Patrik Schick, the German Bundesliga club’s striker, suffering an injury.
Following his fantastic season at Union SG, Boniface was always going to transfer this summer, and according to Bild, the top German publication, Leverkusen need to find a replacement for Schick very away.
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With six goals, Boniface became the top scorer in the Europa League for the 2022–23 campaign, earning a berth in the Team of the Season—a well–deserved honor for his outstanding performance.
In 51 games in all competitions for USG, he had a direct hand in an impressive 29 goals (17 goals, 12 assists), making an impact in his first season in Belgium. Is the Barbie movie suitable for children? (Find Out More)
However, the Super Eagles prospect had already scored five goals in four games for Bodo/Glimt in the 2022–23 season before he transferred to USG in the summer of last year.