After an impressive run this season, Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has emerged as one of the hottest strikers in Europe.
The Nigerian’s impressive performances in Serie A have also attracted interest from Europe’s top clubs, including English Premiership sides Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham, who all want the Super Eagles goal poacher, who has recorded 14 goals and four assists in 19 games. Napoli’s competition this season.
His excellent form has helped the Parthenopeans climb to the top of the Serie A table with 50 points midway through the season.
Italian journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claimed that the 24-year-old Nigerian striker is the most wanted player in Europe and signing the former Lille striker will cost a lot of money.
“Osimhen is a name to consider in the summer transfer market. I think he’s a summer target for many top clubs, especially in the Premier League,” Di Marzio said as reported by Tutton Napoli.
“Osimhen like many Premier League clubs, but it costs a lot. Today, finding players with Osimhen’s physical strength and eye for goals seems very difficult in Europe.
“But Napoli don’t want to sell completely at the moment and they have raised the price. Manchester United believe Osimhen can look for an attack in the summer transfer market, but it will be complicated.”
Napoli are likely to accept offers of €150 million for Osimhen next summer, given his goalscoring form.
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