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Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen Debunks Transfer Rumours
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Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen Debunks Transfer Rumours

Napoli striker and Super Eagle player, Victor Osimhen, has debunked rumors concerning his departure from his club this summer. The 23-year-old striker is linked with moves to various clubs such as Arsenal, Manchester United, Newcastle, and Bayern Munich. The Nigerian player is reported to be valued at around £85 million in the transfer Market after bagging 18 goals for Napoli across all competitions last season. But he claims that the reports of him moving away from Napoli are just rumours, pressing that the club president Aurelio De Laurentiis has assured that he will be part of their future plans. See Also: Osimhen Renders Verdict on Gattuso’s Expertise ’I’m in Napoli. And I have great respect for my club,” he told Corriere Dello Sport as per Daily Mail. “They are jus...
Real Madrid Joins Race for Osimhen
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Real Madrid Joins Race for Osimhen

LaLiga giants Real Madrid are reportedly keen on signing Victor Osimhen from Napoli this summer. The Nigeria international is one of the most sought after strikers in the world at the moment with the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal said to be interested in his signature. According to Calciomercato, Real Madrid are showing a strong interest in the Nigeria international ahead of this summer’s transfer window. See Also: Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United? Osimhen, who is contracted to Napoli until 2025 is seen as an alternative to Erling Braut Haaland who is also wanted by Barcelona. The 23-year-old has again been in strong form for his Italian club this season, scoring 11 times and contributing four assists in 22 appearances in all...
Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United?
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Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United?

Manchester United are making efforts to find a suitable replacement for their unsettled legend, Cristiano Ronaldo with Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen being targeted. Ronaldo, disgruntled with United’s inconsistency in the league, have been reported to be considering his career somewhere else in the summer The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is not a long-term solution to the Red Devils' struggles in the attacking department based on his age with the team rather looking at younger options. United who played a goalless draw with relegation battlers, Watford over the weekend, have expressed interest in Napoli striker Victor Osimhen. Italian transfer expert Ciro Venerato reports United have enquired about Osimhen, with the former Lille man told he can leave Italy during...
Osimhen To Undergo Surgery After Suffering A Fractured Cheekbone And Eye Socket
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Osimhen To Undergo Surgery After Suffering A Fractured Cheekbone And Eye Socket

Napoli Striker, Victor Osimhen will undergo surgery after the Nigerian was involved in an accidental clash of heads with Internazionale defender, Milan Skriniar as they both went for the ball in yesterday's top-tier Serie A clash at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium in Milan. Osimhen, who apparently came off worse was looking dazed with swollen eyes and was rushed to the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan for tests, after he was diagnosed with head trauma as reigning Champions, Inter Milan did inflict the first defeat of the season on league leaders, Napoli CF.     See Also: Gernot Rohr To Know His Fate Next Week – Sunday Dare Medical tests on Victor Osimhen after Napoli’s clash with Inter showed that the player has sustained a fractured eye socket and cheekbone. The forwar...
Osimhen’s Scores to Secure Napoli’s Eight Straight Serie A Win
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Osimhen’s Scores to Secure Napoli’s Eight Straight Serie A Win

A late Victor Osimhen’s towering header sealed a hard-fought 1-0 for Napoli which saw them record their eight consecutive win in the Serie A this season. Napoli are now the only team in Europe’s top five leagues with a 100 percent record and reclaims the first position from AC Milan as they have 24 points. Also in action in the encounter was Osimhen’s Super Eagles teammate Ola Aina who played for 90 minutes. It was Osimhen’s fifth goal in seven appearances so far in the Italian elite division this season. Osimhen now has eight goals in nine games in all competitions for Napoli. With nine minutes left in the game, Osimhen emerged the hero for Luciano Spalletti’s dominant side. See Also: Victor Osimhen Voted Serie A September Player Of The Month Kalidou Koulibaly’s b...
Osimhen Urges Fight Against Racism As He Faces Racial Slur In Italy
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Osimhen Urges Fight Against Racism As He Faces Racial Slur In Italy

Victor Osimhen released a statement urging people to ‘make them understand how disgusting’ racism is after Napoli teammates were subjected to abuse, while Fiorentina apologised for the incident. Racist chants were aimed at Napoli's Victor Osimhen, Kalidou Koulibaly and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa after half-time at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence. Koulibaly heard a few of them shouting ‘monkey’ and after the post-match interview he gave to DAZN, he reportedly faced Fiorentina fans telling them: ‘Come here and tell me.’     See Also: Iwobi’s Goal Nominated For Everton Goal Of The Month Award Fiorentina were horrified by the incident, so Director-General Joe Barone went to personally apologise to Koulibaly and his teammates. Nigeria International, Osi...
Osimhen Scores As Napoli Beat Cagliari To Top Serie A
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Osimhen Scores As Napoli Beat Cagliari To Top Serie A

Victor Osimhen scored again as Napoli climbed to the top of Serie A table, he was a torn to the Cagliari defence, as he also won a penalty for his side. After his brace against Sampdoria on Thursday, Osimhen got Luciano Spalletti’s side off to a flying start at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona with his 11th-minute opener courtesy of Piotr Zielinski’s assist. See Also: Victor Osimhen Scores As Napoli Defeat Udinese 4 – 0 Osimhen was involved again when a low-key match was settled in the 57th minute, the in-form Nigeria attacker being cleaned out by Diego Godin and Insigne lashing home the subsequent penalty to ensure a simple win. The Nigeria international has now scored at least a goal in his last four matches for Napoli across all competitions. Source: Kikiotolunews
Insigne Rubbishes Talks Of Him Angry At Osimhen For “Stealing” His Goal
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Insigne Rubbishes Talks Of Him Angry At Osimhen For “Stealing” His Goal

The Nigerian forward followed up his brilliant brace against Leicester City in midweek with a simple finish against Udinese on Monday night Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has rubbished talks that he is furious with Victor Osimhen for ‘stealing’ in to poke home a goal-bound effort from the Belgian attacker. Insigne had managed just one strike while Osimhen was without a Serie A goal this term heading into the Monday night clash. And the Blues’ skipper thought he had claimed his second league goal when he executed a delicious lob over the Udinese goalkeeper in the 23rd minute. But Osimhen raced to poke the ball in just before it crossed the line to grab his first goal of the season and Napoli’s first of the night. Three more efforts from Rrahmani, Koulibaly, and Lozano powered...
Victor Osimhen Scores As Napoli Defeat Udinese 4 – 0
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Victor Osimhen Scores As Napoli Defeat Udinese 4 – 0

The in-form Nigeria striker scored his first league goal of the season as the Blues overpowered Luca Gotti's White and Blacks Victor Osimhen scored his first Serie A goal of the 2021-22 campaign as Napoli silenced Udinese 4-0 on Monday night. Still fresh from his splendid performance in Thursday’s Europa League performance against Leicester City, where he scored a brace at the King Power Stadium, the Nigeria international was named in the Parthenopeans’ starting XI. In a 4-3-3 formation adopted by manager Luciano Spalletti, Osimhen led the charge for goals alongside Lorenzo Insigne and Matteo Politano. Udinese - who are unbeaten in their last seven games in all competitions – began the fixture on a bright note, but they leaked the first goal in the 24th minute. Insigne latch...
Osimhen Scores Twice As Napoli Crush Bayern Munich
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Osimhen Scores Twice As Napoli Crush Bayern Munich

Victor Osimhen scored twice, as Napoli hammered Bayern Munich 3-0 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday. After scoring the winner against Serie C club Pro Vercelli last weekend, the Super Eagles striker led the Partenopei’s attack again in Munich. Osimhen netted his two goals within two second-half minutes. The first came in the 69th minute, as he combined nicely with Algeria midfielder, Adam Ounas. See Also: Super Eagles Goalie, Okoye Injured In Sparta Rotterdam’s Home Game With Ajax  Zinedine Machach completed the rout for Napoli with five minutes left on the clock. Despite their comfortable win, Napoli suffered a late blow as Ounas was replaced 11 minutes later after he picked up an injury. Osimhen was replaced by Gennaro Tutino in the 80th minute. Source: The Goal