Nigeria Striker Completes Whopping €50m Transfer

Tanya Simon
August 1, 2020

Speaking with The Guardian yesterday, Adelabu, a sports scientist and former manager of Eko United FC of Lagos said: "We need more of the Osimhens from Nigerian football".

Napoli's new signing, Victor Osimhen, has said that he can not wait to wear the club's iconic jersey after completing his transfer move to the Serie A side on Saturday.

Victor Osimhen has officially joined Italia Serie A side Napoli as the club have finally unveiled the youngster after weeks of trying to seal the deal.

Osimhen tweeted: 'Can't wait to put on this iconic jersey, thank you for the warm welcome.

Napoli completed the transfer agreement for the 21-year-old for fee plus an array of potential bonuses that takes the deal up to €50million (about N23billion).

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Osimhen's move to the Gli Azzurri trumps the prize Arsenal paid for Ivory Coast forward, Nicolas Pepe previous year.

Lille will receive about 80 million while the player in the various years between 4 and 4.5 million per season.

"Osimhen helped Nigeria win the U17 World Cup in 2015 when he finished as the tournament's top scorer with 10 goals".

Last term, the former Charleroi (from where he moved to France) man scored 18 goals in all games for Lille and has been linked with a move to Naples in recent times. "He made his full Nigeria debut in June 2017 and so far has 10 caps and four goals to his name".

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