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Everton 'jump queue for Nigerian youngster Henry Onyekuru'

Young Nigerian winger Henry Onyekuru, currently plying his trade in Belgium with Eupen, is reportedly a £7m target for Everton.

Everton are reportedly leading the race to sign Henry Onyekuru from Belgian club Eupen as a replacement for crocked winger Yannick Bolasie.

The left-sided midfielder was recently linked with a move to both Arsenal and Chelsea, while also attracting rumoured interest from Celtic and Sevilla.

According to The Sun, Everton have already held talks with Eupen and are willing to offer £7m to land the 19-year-old, who is scoring at a rate of a goal every other game.

Onyekuru will require a work permit before joining, however, having yet to be capped at senior level by national side Nigeria.

Everton winger Bolasie is expected to miss the remainder of the year after suffering knee ligament damage earlier this season.

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TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
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ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
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