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Re: Henry Onyekuru
« on: October 10, 2017, 02:58:17 PM »
I actually think this is a case of chinese whispers. I think journos have put 2 and 2 together and got 5.

The reason why was because of a quirk of my twitter feed showing me 3 stories about him in the row.
The first two were about Nigeria wanting to poach him from England before he got a senior cap and the 3rd was about linking him away. it went:

1) Nigeria want to cap Lookman
2) Super Eagles want to poach Lookman
3) Crystal Palace looking to target Lookman in January

I properly think some moron has conflated super eagles (Nigeria) with eagles (Palace), ran the story and then every other outlet has gone with it.
A denial may or may not have come in from Palace to the newspapers, but now it is in their minds that he is looking to move/we're looking to move him on/clubs want him.

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