Napoli Given Green Light To Sign Nigerian Star, Amid Milan Links
Published: May 26, 2020
Napoli Given Green Light To Sign Nigerian Star, Amid Milan LinksAs the transfer window draws closer, so does reports and rumours grow stronger. The latest news scouted from the media is Serie A giants Napoli has been given a "go ahead" to sign AC Milan target Victor Osimhen, according to a report made by a journalist.

Report coming from Italian outlet, Calciomercato, claimed that AC Milan are currently scouting the market for a potential replacement for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and have tagged Real Madrid's star Luka Modric as a top priority while also moving Osimhen to their radar,with bestunitedstatescasinos casino giving some impressive odds on a proper prediction.

Milan and Napoli have been stated to not be the only clubs gunning for the Nigerian star, as European giants Real Madrid and Liverpool are also interested in the forward, who is said could be worth up to €60 million on the market.

The 21-year-old forward has been claimed to have handed his green light to Napoli for a potential move ahead of the summer transfer window, which is according to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedullà via Milan Live.

The journalist also claims that a deal negotiation is yet to be agreed on as the Gli Azzurri still trying to have Lille reduce their asking price for the Nigerian, but his approval puts Napoli ahead of other competitors interested in him.

As AC Milan are trying to replace Ibrahimovic, Napoli are also looking to sign Osihmen as a replacement for Polish forward Arkadiusz Milik, who is yet to renew his contract with the club having sparked the interest of Italian powerhouse Juventus, and might be forced to sell with Milan towing in the race.

In other Nigerian football news, Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr has been handed a new contract that will be tying him down with the senior national team for two and a half years, of which best online slots dropped some odds regarding this report.

The German coach was handed his first contract by the Nigerian Football Federation back when he joined the Super Eagles as a manager in 2016, he was then given a two-year contract extension in 2018, which was set to expire on June.

Reports from the Guardian claims the 66-year-old German has been given a two and a half years of extension.

In a mail he sent to NFF members, he wrote: “I am happy to confirm that we have agreed to continue my work as head coach of the Super Eagles for the next two years and a half.

“I want to say thank you to the Nigeria Football Federation, led by President Amaju Pinnick, the board and of course the General Secretary for their confidence in me to continue in this job.

The German's new contract will finally ward off rumours claiming Harry Redknapp and Hector Cuper are in line to take over from Rohr as the Super Eagles manager