Could Ogenyi Onazi be on his way to the Premier League…?
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Lazio’s young 21-year-old midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has expressed his delight at the rumours linking him to Premier League title contenders Liverpool, reports the Mirror.
This term in Serie A, the Nigerian international has started to develop his undeniable talent, making 18 starts, and playing six times in the Europa League as well.
He prides himself on his defensive ability at the base of midfield, making regular tackles and interceptions which creates a platform from which the rest of the side can perform.
“Liverpool? They are a huge team and are attractive to any footballer,” said Onazi, when asked about the potential interest.
“I could see myself playing for them. I would jump at the chance.”
The Reds are looking to make squad improvements ahead of next season’s Champions League campaign.