With a few hours to the end of the 2023 summer transfer window, Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Southampton forward Paul Onuachu is on the verge of joining the French Ligue One side Metz on loan.
The Nigerian international joined the Saints for €18m in January, however, he couldn’t save the club from relegation. He has failed to score in 12 appearances for the Championship club.
Metz is looking for offensive reinforcements after losing prolific centre-forward Georges Mikautadze to Ajax earlier this week.
Prior to his move to Southampton, Onuachu was prolific was KRC Genk, scoring 85 goals in 134 appearances for the Belgian club.