New Napoli boss reveals his first impression of Osimhen, Super Eagles star named in matchday squad v Atalanta 
Published: November 24, 2023
In his first press conference as Napoli's new manager, Walter Mazzarri revealed his first impression of Victor Osimhen ahead of his side's trip to Bergamo, where they face Ademola Lookman's Atalanta on matchday 13 in the Serie A.   Mazzarri has named a 23-man traveling squad for the trip to Bergamo...
Lecce centre-back names Osimhen as the most difficult attacker to mark in Italy's Serie A
Published: November 24, 2023
Lecce central defender Federico Baschirotto has described Napoli forward Victor Osimhen as the most difficult attacker to mark as far as the Italian Serie A is concerned.   Baschirotto has come up against the Napoli number 9 on two occasions in the Italian top-flight, with the Nigeria national teamer scoring wit...
Possibility of Osimhen making comeback against Atalanta increases as Napoli star returns to group training 
Published: November 24, 2023
The possibility of Victor Osimhen making his comeback from injury against Atalanta on Saturday evening has increased with the Super Eagles striker returning to team training at Napoli.  Napoli through their official website on Thursday confirmed that the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner participated in part of th...
Italy hold advantage over Nigeria in race for Reggiana's dual national centre-back Alessandro Marcandalli
Published: November 23, 2023
The Italian Football Federation are ahead of their Nigerian counterparts in the race for the services of Reggiana's dual national centre-back Alessandro Marcandalli, allnigeriasoccer.com reports.   Born in Bergamo, Marcandalli qualifies to play international football for Nigeria apart from Italy.    ...
Chukwueze tipped to make first-ever back-to-back start for AC Milan in Serie A against Fiorentina 
Published: November 23, 2023
Nigeria's Super Eagles and AC Milan winger Samuel Chukwueze, is anticipated to make his first-ever back-to-back start for the Rossoneri who will host Fiorentina at the San Siro on Saturday as the final international break for the year comes to a climax.   According to celebrated Italian sports daily La Gazze...
Napoli provide injury update on Osimhen ahead of Serie A clash against Atalanta 
Published: November 22, 2023
Through their official website, Napoli have provided an update on the injury status of Victor Osimhen.  The 24-year-old picked up a right hamstring injury while on international duty in October which has made him miss Napoli's last six games in all competitions including two in the Champions League.  I...
'Was wanted by all the big clubs' -  Pietrella gives honest take on AC Milan winger Chukwueze
Published: November 21, 2023
Francesco Pietrella, La Gazzetta dello Sport journalist and author of the book 'Gli Inzaghi. Brothers in football' has insisted that Samuel Chuwkueze is still a good player despite finding it tough in his first four months at AC Milan.   Pietrella noted that the Nigeria international was on the wishlist ...
'He resembles Cavani' - Ex-Napoli sporting director likens Osimhen to former PSG and Man Utd striker
Published: November 20, 2023
Former sporting director of Napoli Riccardo Bigon, who worked in the Italian club with Walter Mazzarri, has praised Victor Osimhen by likening him to former Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani.   Cavani also has a connection with Napoli, for whom he scored 104 goals in 138 appearanc...
Montpellier striker Akor Adams drawing interest from seven-time European champions
Published: November 13, 2023
Seven-time European champions AC Milan are reportedly considering a move for high-flying Nigerian forward Akor Adams. According to gianlucadimarzio.com, the Italian giants are looking at the possibility of signing the Montpellier forward in the January transfer window and have also set their sights on VfB Stuttgar...
'The player is moving away from Napoli' - Ex-Lazio star predicts when Osimhen will leave Italian champions
Published: November 11, 2023
Former Lazio goalkeeper Fernando Orsi has predicted that Victor Osimhen will depart Italian champions Napoli at the end of the 2023-2024 season.   The Nigeria international will enter the last eighteen months of his contract at Napoli in January and there is no agreement yet between the club and player to exten...
Napoli provide injury update on Super Eagles striker Osimhen after draw against Union Berlin 
Published: November 09, 2023
Through their official website, Italian champions Napoli have provided an injury update on Victor Osimhen, a day after they were held to a 1-1 draw by German Bundesliga outfit Union Berlin in the UEFA Champions League.    The Nigeria international, along with his agent Roberto Calenda, was spotted in the stands...
'Will be ready to make his contribution' - AC Milan coach confirms Chukwueze is available for selection v PSG
Published: November 06, 2023
Speaking at a press conference on Monday to preview his side's UEFA Champions League meeting with Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli confirmed that Samuel Chukwueze is at his disposal against the French Ligue 1 team.   The right winger has not figured for the Rossoneri since he suffered ...
Napoli interested in Hatayspor, ex-Manchester City midfielder Fisayo Dele-Bashiru  
Published: November 03, 2023
According to Italian outlet CalcioNews24, Manchester City academy product Fisayo Dele-Bashiru has emerged as a transfer target for Italian Serie A champions Napoli ahead of the reopening of the transfer window. The Parthenopeans are monitoring Fenerbahce star Sebastian Szymanski and Hatayspor midfielder Fisayo D...
'Has the club's permission' - Garcia reveals when Victor Osimhen will return to Napoli 
Published: November 03, 2023
Speaking at Friday's pre-match press conference before his side's Serie A clash against Salernitana, Napoli manager Rudi Garcia said that he expects Victor Osimhen to return to the club next week.    The CAF Player of the Year nominee is reportedly in Nigeria but will head to Naples in the coming days t...
Chukwueze could make return from injury quicker than expected after update from AC Milan coach 
Published: November 03, 2023
Samuel Chukwuze looks set to return to action earlier than expected following the latest update from AC Milan coach, Stefano Pioli regarding his fitness.   The 24-year-old picked up a hamstring injury during the last international break and could only feature in the Super Eagles encounter with Saudi Arabia. �...