Serie A new boys Salernitana interested in signing Super Eagles striker Simy
Published: May 20, 2021
By all indications, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo will play his last official match for Crotone when they face Fioretina in the Serie A on Saturday, May 22. A couple of Italian top-flight clubs are ready to make a move for the Nigeria national teamer following Crotone's relegation to the Serie B. Lazio and Sampdoria ...
Racing Genk demanding 30m euros if two-time Italian champions want to sign Onuachu
Published: May 16, 2021
Racing Genk are driving a hard bargain with two-time Italian champions Lazio over a deal for their top scorer Paul Onuachu. According to Voetbal Primeur citing Eleven Sports Dave Peters, Racing Genk is demanding at least thirty million euros for the free-scoring striker. It is claimed that Lazio are willing to ...
Many Italian and foreign clubs interested in Simy, Crotone chief reveals
Published: May 13, 2021
Crotone sporting director Giuseppe Ursino has revealed that several clubs in Italy and abroad are interested in signing Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo in the summer transfer window. The Nigeria international could be cherry-picked by clubs higher up the pyramid following the demotion of Crotone to the second tier of Italian...
Serie A Team of the Week: Napoli star Osimhen partners Real Madrid loanee in attack
Published: May 10, 2021
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has been named to Whoscored.com's Italian Serie A Team of the Week for his performance against Spezia. Napoli thrashed Spezia 4-1 at the Stadio Alberto Picco (La Spezia) on Saturday with the Nigeria international involved in three goals - scoring twice and setting up the last goal of th...
Bucchi says Osimhen is physically superior to Higuain but ex-Chelsea striker better in one area
Published: May 08, 2021
Former Napoli striker Cristian Bucchi reckons that Victor Osimhen is technically superior to Gonzalo HiguaĆ­n but noted that the former Chelsea star is the better player technically. Having struggled in the first half of the season due to injuries and a COVID-related absence, the Nigeria international is beginning ...
Champions League-chasing Atalanta join Sevilla in race for 26-goal striker Sadiq
Published: May 08, 2021
Champions League-chasing Atalanta are the latest club being linked with a summer move for 2016 Olympics bronze medalist Umar Sadiq. Spanish newspaper La Voz de Almeria claims that the destination of Sadiq could be Italian Serie A as Atalanta have identified the Almeria striker as a possible reinforcement for next s...
'He can easily stay in Serie A' - Crotone chief on the future of 19-goal striker Simy
Published: May 04, 2021
Crotone's sporting director Giuseppe Ursino has spoken about the future of the club's all-time top scorer Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo. The Nigeria international has had a banner season, scoring nineteen goals for bottom team Crotone. With The Sharks' relegation confirmed after their loss to Inter Milan this past we...
'What a shame' - Diego Maradona Jr. criticises referee for ruling out Osimhen's 'goal' vs Cagliari
Published: May 02, 2021
Diego Maradona Jr., the Italian son of late Argentina star with the same name, has taken to social media to criticize the referee for ruling out Victor Osimhen's goal during Napoli's 1-1 draw with Cagliari on Sunday afternoon. Osimhen gave Napoli the lead when he controlled the ball and fired past goalkeeper Alessio...
In-demand Crotone's 19-goal striker Simy reveals why he supported Arsenal as a boy
Published: May 01, 2021
Crotone striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwanwko has admitted that he supported Arsenal when he was growing up due to the exploits of Super Eagles legend Nwankwo Kanu at the club. Olympic gold medalist with the Dream Team in 1996, Kanu spent five years at the Gunners, winning two Premier League titles and two FA Cup medals b...
'I know I'm not Messi' - In-demand Crotone striker Simy opens up on his key attributes
Published: April 29, 2021
Crotone striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo is one of the revelations of this season's Italian Serie A. With nineteen goals for relegation candidates Crotone this term, it took his overall tally to 29 in 77 games in the top-flight, making him the highest scoring Nigerian in the history of the Serie A. Despite the ou...
Former Chelsea coach Ranieri wants to sign 8M Euro-rated Super Eagles star for Sampdoria
Published: April 28, 2021
According to the print edition of Italy's sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport, former Chelsea manager Claudio Ranieri wants to sign Crotone striker Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo for his Sampdoria side in the summer. The Nigeria national teamer has been one of the revelations of the Italian Serie A this season, netting 1...
Crotone goal machine Simy comments on his future, beating Serie A record held by Obafemi Martins
Published: April 25, 2021
Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo has insisted that he is not thinking of his future out of respect for Crotone and their fans. It is a foregone conclusion that the Nigeria international will depart the Sharks in the summer as they are doomed to relegation, with 18 points in 33 games, five matches to the end of the 2020-2021...
Rohr explains Simy's Eagles omission as Crotone star becomes best Nigerian scorer in Serie A history
Published: April 24, 2021
Manager Gernot Rohr continues to overlook Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo for national team call ups despite the striker's consistently finding the net in the last three seasons. The lanky striker has been in the international wilderness for close to three years as he hasn't been included on a Nigeria roster since an Afric...
Napoli striker Osimhen continues his resurgence with fourth goal in eight games
Published: April 22, 2021
Victor Osimhen continued his resurgence as Napoli thrashed Lazio 5-2 at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium on Thursday night. Having struggled to deliver in the first five months of the season due to a combination of injuries and loss of form, the Nigeria international extended his rich vein of form by getting on t...
Former Napoli midfielder wants Osimhen to be sold if Serie A club plan to reduce playing staff
Published: April 22, 2021
Former Napoli midfielder Giacomo Tedesco has recommended that Victor Osimhen should be sold in the event that The Parthenopeans reduce playing staff. Overall, the Nigeria international has struggled in his first season in Italy in terms of goals, contributing to seven goals (5 goals, 2 assists) in 23 appearances a...