'Could be the Lukaku of Napoli' - Italian pundit draws comparisons between Osimhen and Inter star
Published: April 16, 2021
Sky Sport Italia pundit Alessandro Bonan reckons that Victor Osimhen can have the same impact at Napoli as Romelu Lukaku is doing at Inter Milan, and highlighted that the two strikers have similar attributes. Lukaku is having an excellent season at Inter Milan with 27 goals in 37 games across all competitions while...
Ex-Napoli midfielder claims Osimhen is better than former Chelsea striker Morata
Published: April 14, 2021
Former Napoli midfielder Salvatore Bagni reckons that Victor Osimhen is a better player than ex-Chelsea striker now at Juventus, Alvaro Morata. The Nigeria international has had a difficult first season at Napoli due to injuries but Bagni has backed him to eventually come good. While Osimhen has been involved in ...
Osimhen costing more than Haaland : Serie A legend confident Nigerian will deliver for Napoli
Published: April 10, 2021
Former Lazio and Napoli striker Bruno Giordano, top scorer in the Serie A for the 1978-79 season, is confident that Victor Osimhen will deliver for Napoli in the long run. In truth, the Nigeria national teamer, who netted 18 goals for Lille last term, has had some teething problems in adjusting to the Serie A, scori...
Crotone's Simy two goals away from breaking Nigerian record held by ex-Blackburn striker Yakubu
Published: April 10, 2021
Super Eagles striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo was on target but could not prevent relegation candidates Crotone from losing 3-2 to Spezia in a Seria A match staged at the Stadio Alberto Picco (La Spezia) on Saturday. In doing so, Simy took his tally for the season to 16 goals from 30 appearances in the Italian top-f...
Red-hot Crotone striker Simy names Arsenal legend Kanu as his idol, reacts to Genoa transfer link
Published: April 09, 2021
Crotone striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo has named Nigeria and Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu as his idol. Simy is in the best form of his career in the Serie A, scoring in five consecutive matches to take his tally to fifteen for the season in the league alone.   The lanky striker had nothing but praise for Kanu, say...
Super Eagles striker Simy proud of 150-game milestone for Crotone
Published: April 07, 2021
Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo says he is proud to hit the 150-game milestone for Italian club Crotone, five years after his arrival from Gil Vicente FC in Portugal. The striker's appearance against Napoli on April 3 took him to 150 appearances for the Sharks in all competitions. He has recorded 73 appearances in the S...
Italian pundit : Napoli would have scored four goals per game with Mertens and Osimhen in squad
Published: April 05, 2021
Sky Sport Italia pundit Fabio Caressa thinks Napoli would have scored up to four goals per game earlier in the season if manager Gennaro Gattuso was able to count on the services of Victor Osimhen and Dries Mertens. While the Nigeria national teamer was unavailable for selection in twenty matches in all competitions...
Simy bags brace, Osimhen also on target as Napoli win seven-goal thriller vs Crotone
Published: April 03, 2021
Nigeria international strikers Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo and Victor Osimhen were both on target as Napoli defeated Crotone 4-3 in an Italian Serie A clash staged at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Saturday afternoon. Goals from Lorenzo Insigne and Osimhen gave Napoli a two-goal cushion inside 22 minutes, Simy pul...
Confirmed : Super Eagles striker Osimhen left out of Napoli squad to face Sassuolo
Published: March 02, 2021
Napoli have confirmed their squad list for their Italian Serie A clash against Sassuolo at Mapei Stadium on Wednesday evening. The game against The Black and Greens has come too soon for Victor Osimhen with manager Gennaro Gattuso opting to omit the Nigeria international from the traveling party to Reggio Emilia. ...
Super Eagles Striker Osimhen Due To Return To Naples On Monday Evening
Published: February 22, 2021
Italian Serie A club Napoli have provided an injury update on their record signing Victor Osimhen. The Nigeria international could not complete Napoli's 4-2 loss to Atalanta on Sunday after losing consciousness in the closing minutes of the game. The striker collapsed on the pitch and was stretchered off after ...
AC Milan Target Arsenal Rising Star Balogun To Act As Understudy To Ex-Manchester United Striker
Published: February 17, 2021
According to Calciomercato, AC Milan are considering Folarin Balogun as a transfer target ahead of the summer window. Milan have identified three young strikers namely Myron Boadu (AZ Alkmaar), Donyell Malen (PSV Eindhoven) and Folarin Balogun (Arsenal) as potential signings to act as understudy to experienced forme...
Italian Pundit Criticises Osimhen For Taking Pictures With Juventus Stars Ronaldo, Buffon
Published: February 16, 2021
Italian football pundit Umberto Chiariello has not hidden his disappointment with the behavior of Victor Osimhen following Napoli's 1-0 win against Juventus in a Serie A match on Saturday. The Nigeria international went to the Juventus dressing room to take pictures with Cristiano Ronaldo and Gianluigi Buffon after ...
Napoli Coach Gattuso Explains Why Osimhen Was Brought On In Second Half Vs Spezia
Published: January 29, 2021
Napoli have advanced to the last four of the Coppa Italia after beating fellow Serie A side Spezia at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Thursday night. Goals from Kalidou Koulibaly, Hirving Lozano, Matteo Politano and Eljif Elmas saw the Blues establish a four-goal lead in the first stanza, before the opponents red...
Napoli, Rohr Receive Good News On Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen
Published: January 22, 2021
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso and Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr have received good news on their number 9, Victor Osimhen with the striker receiving the green light to return to training. His latest coronavirus test came back negative, meaning he will no longer be self-isolating at his home in Posillipo. Napoli con...
Crotone's Simy Overtakes Liverpool Loanee As Nigeria's Top Scorer Europe's Top Five Leagues
Published: January 17, 2021
By scoring a brace in Crotone's 4-1 hammering of Benevento at Stadio Ezio Scida on Sunday evening, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo is now the top Nigerian scorer on the books of a European top five league club. The lanky frontman took his tally for the season to six goals in the Italian Serie A, surpassing Liverpool loanee...