Osimhen scores his first pre-season goal as Napoli demolish Anaune Val di Non 10-0
Published: July 15, 2022
Italian Serie A side Napoli began their pre-season friendlies with a goal fest on Thursday, thrashing Anaune Val di Non, a team that compete in the Eccellenza local championship.   Luciano Spalletti's men reached double figures, scoring ten without reply, and the club's record acquisition Victor Osimhen ...
Authoritative Italian pundit reveals Bayern and Liverpool not interested in Super Eagles star
Published: July 12, 2022
One of the most authoritative Italian pundits, Mario Sconcerti has insisted that German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and Premier League giants Liverpool are not interested in signing Victor Osimhen despite reports linking the Nigeria national teamer with a transfer to both clubs this summer.   It was previ...
Napoli chief provides update on the future of Arsenal, Newcastle United-linked striker Osimhen
Published: July 10, 2022
Napoli Sporting Director Cristiano Giuntoli has provided an update on the future of Victor Osimhen amid speculation in the media linking the Nigeria international with a move to the English Premier League.    It is known that Osimhen is on the list of strikers being considered by Newcastle United to bolster the...
Ex-Napoli star reveals his ideal player to replace Osimhen amid striker's transfer links
Published: July 07, 2022
Speculation linking Nigeria international Victor Osimhen with a departure from Napoli has refused to go away.   English Premier League, Bundesliga, Spanish and even Italian clubs have been credited with an interest in the 2015 U17 World Cup winner but the asking price for the 23-year-old has proved to be a stumb...
'An extremely high price' - Italian agent fears Napoli won't be able to sell Osimhen for N43.6b
Published: June 18, 2022
Giovanni Simeone's Italian intermediary Alessandro Moggi fears Napoli's valuation of Victor Osimhen could complicate his move from the club in the summer transfer window.   The Nigeria international has been linked with possible moves to Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in recent days but he would not be le...
Former Rangers fullback claims Serie A clubs are interested in Italian-born Super Eagles star
Published: June 06, 2022
Sergio Porrini, a former Rangers fullback, has claimed that unnamed Serie A clubs are interested in Italian-born Super Eagles star Calvin Bassey.   After a great season with Rangers, the versatile 22-year-old has emerged as one of the most sought after Nigerian players in Europe.   Ex-Rangers manager Stev...
Ex-Inter striker reveals who should be sold between Osimhen and Chelsea, Spurs target Koulibaly
Published: June 04, 2022
Former Inter Milan striker Arturo Di Napoli has shared his opinion on who should be sold between Victor Osimhen and Kalidou Koulibaly this summer.   Despite Napoli qualifying for next season's Champions League, the two African stars continue to be linked with a departure from the Diego Maradona Stadium, with...
Inter Milan eye Nigerian as replacement for Tottenham-bound winger Ivan Perisic
Published: May 30, 2022
According to Corriere dello Sport via Tuttomercatoweb, Italian Serie A side Inter Milan are targeting a move for Italian-born Nigerian wing-back Destiny Udogie as a potential replacement for 2018 Croatia World Cup star Ivan Perisic.   Tottenham Hotspur are on the brink of announcing the capture of the versatile ...
CIES Young players of the semester: Udinese's Italian-Nigerian fullback in top ten
Published: May 30, 2022
In its latest weekly post, CIES Football Observatory has presented the 100 footballers who have not yet celebrated their 20th birthday who gained the most playing experience during the first semester of the year.   Only one Nigeria-eligible player in the shape of Udinese's Italy U21 international Destiny Udo...
'He's the right player' -Ex-Liverpool star urges Juventus to sign Osimhen as Morata's replacement
Published: May 29, 2022
Former Liverpool, Juventus and PSG midfielder Mohamed Sissoko believes the Bianconeri should make a move for Victor Osimhen in the summer transfer window.   Juventus could be in the market for a top striker this summer after informing Alvaro Morata they will not make his loan move from Atletico Madrid permanent....
Udinese's Italian-Nigerian defender named in Serie A Team of the Week
Published: May 23, 2022
Nigeria-eligible defender Destiny Udogie has been named in Whoscored.com's Serie A Team of the Week  on the back of his outstanding performance for Udinese on the final day of the season.   The Italy U21 international was involved in two goals as Udinese ended the season with an impressive 4-0 road win over...
1982 World Cup winner insists Napoli will find it difficult to replace Osimhen amid PL links
Published: May 04, 2022
Alessandro Altobelli, famous for scoring Italy's third goal in their win over Germany in the 1982 World Cup, has said that it would be difficult for Napoli to replace Victor Osimhen amid speculation linking the striker with a move to the Premier League this summer. It has been widely reported that Arsenal, Manchest...
'I like Osimhen a lot' - Former Egypt coach highlights attributes of Napoli striker
Published: April 21, 2022
Former Egypt national team coach Ruud Krol has highlighted the attributes of Victor Osimhen and disputed suggestions that the Nigeria international is at his best when his team is on the counter-attack. Osimhen has impressed the season, scoring sixteen goals in all competitions for Napoli despite the fact he often p...
'Change is incomprehensible' - Pundit surprised Osimhen was replaced in Napoli's draw vs Roma
Published: April 19, 2022
Napoli required a response in their Italian Serie A meeting with AS Roma at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Easter Monday having lost to Forentina in the penultimate round of matches, but faltered as they played out a 1-1 draw with the Giallorossi.   Stephan El Shaarawy found the bottom corner in the first minute of se...
Aina makes first appearance in 109 days for Torino in goalless draw vs Milan
Published: April 12, 2022
Ola Aina made his first appearance for Torino in 2022 as they were held to a goalless draw by table toppers AC Milan on Sunday, April 10. The Nigeria international played his first match in one hundred and nine days for the Maroons when he came off the bench to replace Stephane Singo with twenty seven minutes remain...