Osimhen on target for Napoli in 4-0 rout of Serie A new boys
Published: August 21, 2022
Nigeria International, Victor Osimhen, was on the scoresheet in SSC Napoli's big win over Monza. Osimhen's goal aided the Naples based outfit to a dominant 4-0 win over the newly promoted club. This is the second consecutive game that the lanky forward is finding the back of the net. He bagged hi...
Udinese closing in on deal for 2020 Super Eagles invitee
Published: August 21, 2022
Italian Serie A club Udinese are reportedly close to signing 2020 Super Eagles invitee Kingsley Ehizibue.   Transfer market guru Gianluca Di Marzio has reported that Udinese are close to a new signing from the German Bundesliga, the Nigerian fullback Ehizibue from Cologne.   Subject to a routine medical, ...
Osimhen scores and assists as rampaging Napoli destroy Verona in Serie A opener
Published: August 15, 2022
Napoli made the trip to the Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi to take on Verona in their opening game of the new Serie A season with the final score ending in a 5-2 scoreline in favour of Luciano Spalletti's men.   Super Eagles hitman Victor Osimhen made the first Napoli line-up for the season and was able t...
Ex-African Footballer of the Year labels Gabriel Jesus a 'massive asset' for Arsenal
Published: August 15, 2022
Former African Footballer of the Year and retired Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba has waxed lyrical about new Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus, describing the Brazilian international as a 'massive asset' for the Gunners.   Jesus arrived at the Emirates Stadium earlier in the transfer window from Premier...
'He wants to make history' - African football guru convinced Osimhen will stay at Napoli
Published: August 07, 2022
Malu Mpasinkatu, widely regarded as Italy's number one pundit on African football matters, is convinced Victor Osimhen will be a Napoli player at the close of the summer transfer window amid speculation linking him with a departure from the Diego Maradona Stadium.     It has been suggested that several Pre...
World's most expensive goalkeeper set to join Super Eagles striker at Napoli
Published: August 01, 2022
Chelsea's second choice goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga is set to fly into Naples this week to sign a one-year loan deal with Victor Osimhen's Serie A side, Napoli according to Naples based newspaper Corriere del Mezzogiorno.   The Spaniard has had to play second fiddle to Senegal’s international Edouard ...
Teenage Irish-Nigerian wingback goes the distance for Udinese in 2-0 loss to Chelsea
Published: July 30, 2022
Chelsea concluded their pre-season schedule with a 2-0 win over Italian club Udinese in a behind-closed-doors friendly at the Dacia Arena on Saturday.   The Premier League side defeated the Bianconeri 3-1 in the first of the two friendlies on Friday, with three players of Nigerian descent on parade for Udinese i...
Report : Atalanta in advanced talks to sign Super Eagles winger
Published: July 28, 2022
A report from reliable transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano claims that Super Eagles winger Ademola Lookman is edging closer to a move to Serie A side Atalanta.     The Nigerian winger was deemed surplus to requirements at his parent club RB Leipzig which resulted in consecutive loans to English clubs Fulham an...
'Victor is strong' - Ex-Liverpool and Manchester City striker Balotelli hails Osimhen
Published: July 28, 2022
SSC Napoli continued their pre-season preparations with a 2-2 draw against Turkish Super Lig club Adana Demirspor on Wednesday, July 27.   Three Nigerian players were on parade at Stadio Teofilo Patini (Castel di Sangro), with Victor Osimhen starting for the Italian team, while strikers Babajide David and Henry ...
'He has not yet expressed all his talent' - Napoli left-back rates Osimhen highly
Published: July 27, 2022
Napoli's Portugal international left-back Mário Rui rates his teammate Victor Osimhen highly but has admitted that the Super Eagles star is not yet displaying all his talents.   Osimhen scooped the U23 Best Young Player award in the Serie A last term on the back of an outstanding season that saw him registe...
'Serie A is a top competition' - Cremonese target Dessers dreaming of moving to Italy
Published: July 26, 2022
Cyriel Dessers has admitted that he's dreaming of moving to the Italian Serie A amid speculation linking him with an imminent transfer to Cremonese.   Despite a successful loan spell at Feyenoord, where he mustered 20 goals in 41 all-competition appearances and was the Europa Conference League top scorer fo...
Italian Serie A new boys in advanced talks to sign Super Eagles striker
Published: July 26, 2022
A report from well-respected Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has stated that Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers is set to leave his club Genk to complete a move to Serie A new boys Cremonese.   The report also states that talks are progressing well between both parties and Dessers was in Italy days ago wi...
Opinion: Will Atalanta be a good move for Super Eagles winger?
Published: July 25, 2022
With the transfer window going into the crunch part, Nigeria international Ademola Lookman has been linked with a summer transfer to Italian Serie A club Atalanta. The Italian club are keen to reinforce their firepower and have identified the Young Lions 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup winner as an ideal candidate to bols...
Serie A club Atalanta have 'concrete interest' in Super Eagles winger
Published: July 24, 2022
Nigeria international Ademola Lookman is being linked with a summer transfer to Italian Serie A club Atalanta.   Sky Sport Italia claims that Atalanta have 'concrete interest' in the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup winner with the Young Lions.   The Nerazzurri are looking to reinforce their attack ahead o...
'We know the potential of Osimhen' - Napoli coach reveals he'll work on weaknesses of star striker
Published: July 18, 2022
Speaking after Napoli's 4-1 win against Perugia in a pre-season fixture on Sunday, manager Luciano Spalletti noted that the club's record acquisition Victor Osimhen is a striker with great potential but has to work on his weaknesses to become a better striker.   The Nigeria international could not add to...