Nigeria Sensational Striker Victor Osimhen Finally Joins For Seria A Club Napoli


Italian side Napoli have confirmed the signing of Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen from French Ligue 1 side Lille.
According to French publication L'Equipe, Osimhen was signed for $96 million (about £73 million) becoming the most expensive African player in history.
The reported sign on fee eclipses the $94 million (£72 million) Arsenal paid Lille last year to secure the services of Côte d'Ivoire winger Nicolas Pépé. 
Victor Osimhen had been signed from Belgian side Charleroi on a five-year contract for a reported $14 million to replace Pépé.
"SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer,”the Italian club said on its website.
The Italian club gave no further details of Victor Osimhen's transfer. In recent weeks, he had been linked with a move to Napoli and other clubs such as Manchester United and Arsenal.
The 21-year-old had a successful season in Lille scoring a total number of 13 goals in 27 league matches while adding another five in other competitions for an overall tally of 18 goals.
He won severall awards during his career stay in France, such as being named Lille's player of the season and winning the 2019/20 Marc-Vivien Foé award for the best African player in Ligue 1. He was also named in Ligue 1's team of the season.

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