Napoli Expected To Win The Race To Sign Chelsea, Liverpool-Linked Striker Osimhen
Published: June 30, 2020
Napoli Expected To Win The Race To Sign Chelsea, Liverpool-Linked Striker Osimhen
Italian Serie A club Napoli are in the driving seat to sign Nigeria international Victor Osimhen, according to reports.

The Lille striker has been linked with a plethora of Premier League, La Liga and Italian clubs, including Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, Barcelona, Real Madrid and AC Milan following a banner season that saw him net 18 goals in all competitions.

Calcio Napoli 1926 says Osimhen's agent is expected to arrive in Naples on Tuesday for contract talks with The Blues and he could be accompanied on the trip by the Super Eagles number 9.

2019 Africa Cup of Nations winner Adam Ounas, who is interesting Lille, could be used as makeweight in any deal taking the Nigerian to Napoli.

Sporting de Charleroi will benefit from the transfer of the Super Eagles star to Napoli as they inserted a fifteen percent sell-on clause in their agreement with Lille last summer.

Osimhen saw his stock rise even further on Monday, June 29 when he was awarded theĀ  Marc-Vivien Foe prize for the best African player in Ligue 1 for the 2019-2020 season.

Ifeanyi Emmanuel


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