The 22-year-old striker has caught the attention of the world following his impressive performances for Bundesliga giants, Bayer Leverkusen this season.
Boniface has scored 14 goals and created eight assists for Xabi Alonso’s team and has been named Rookie of the Month in the Bundesliga for four consecutive months since August.
According to Football Italia, Juventus are the latest team to indicate their interest in the Nigerian forward after identifying the 22-year-old as a top replacement for Dusan Vlahovic.
The Serie A club’s sporting director, Cristiano Giuntoli is reportedly a fan of Boniface and believes the striker could be a strong addition to Massimiliano Allegri’s squad next season.
Victor Boniface in the Bundesliga this season:
?️ 14 games
⚽ 8 goals
?️ 6 assists
? 85 mins per G/A
?1 POTM award
?4 Rookie POTM awards
? Leverkusen's top scorer
? Leverkusen's top assist provider
He can really do it all ? pic.twitter.com/a8nxx6RDuy
— Soar Super Eagles (@SSE_NGA) December 10, 2023
Juventus are keen on offloading Vlahovic in the summer, as contract talks with the forward have slowed in recent weeks, with the Bayer Leverkusen forward seen as his perfect replacement.
Klopp hails Boniface as special
Meanwhile, Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has described Boniface as ‘really interesting’ when speaking about the Bayer Leverkusen forward in a recent interview, This Is Anfield reports.
The Super Eagles forward has been touted as a potential target for the Reds, with many of the fans keen on the club making a bid for the 22-year-old when next summer’s transfer window opens.
Boniface has been one of the signings of the season since his summer move to Germany, scoring 14 goals for Bayer Leverkusen in his first 21 appearances for the Bundesliga club thus far.
Boniface one of Nigeria’s most expensive stars
Sports Brief previously reported that Boniface is among Nigeria’s most expensive players after his impressive start for Bayer Leverkusen this season.
The former Bodo/Glimt striker joined the Bundesliga outfit in the summer from Belgian side, Royale Union Saint-Gilloise for a fee of €20 million.
The Nigerian striker has proved to be a bargain for Xabi Alonso’s side, as he has scored seven goals and created three further assists in eight games