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Everton star Henry Onyekuru on almost joining Paris Saint-Germain - and the reason why he didn't

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Henry Onyekuru has revealed he was close to a move to Paris Saint-Germain before deciding to join Everton.

"I did a medical for Paris St-Germain on a Friday and we had to wait until Monday so they could make both signings [me and another player] official," Onyekuru told BBC Sport.

But their relationship with Anderlecht helped a lot in finalising things.

"I've been longing and waiting because playing in the Premier League has been a childhood dream even before I left for Qatar.

"Then I spoke to my friends because I have some good friends, and I asked if it was a good idea to play in Paris and they gave me their opinions.

The Blues completed the signing of the exciting young forward in 2017, but he is yet to play a match for his new club due to work permit issues.

He added: "We had Everton before PSG and we all knew getting a UK work permit was going to be difficult.
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