Galatasaray's new signing Onyekuru contracts malaria
Club says Onyekuru contracted malaria while on vacation in Nigeria
Galatasaray's announed Friday that its winter signing, Henry Onyekuru, has been suffering from malaria.
The Istanbul club said Onyekuru, 22, contracted malaria while on vacation in Nigeria.
Galatasaray also said he did not have symptoms during medical checks last week but Onyekuru had high fever this week.
It is added that the Nigerian winger began treatment at a hospital.
Galatasaray signed Onyekuru on loan from French team Monaco on Jan. 5.
Generally playing as a left winger, he was a Galatasaray regular last season, scoring 14 goals in 31 matches.
Onyekuru also helped Galatasaray win the Turkish Super Lig title and Turkish Cup in 2019.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.