Victor Osimhen: Dennis Bonaventure backs Lille forward for Barcelona, Real Madrid move

Victor Osimhen: Dennis Bonaventure backs Lille forward for Barcelona, Real Madrid move

- Victor Osimhen is one of Nigeria's hottest strikers in top five European leagues

- The 20-year-old has scored ten goals in all competitions for Lille

- Dennis Bonaventure believes his countryman has the quality to attract interests from top clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid

Nigerian striker Emmanuel Dennis Bonaventure believes his compatriot Victor Osimhen will end up playing for top clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid.

The 20-year-old attacker has been superb for his French League side - scoring 12 goals and two assists in 19 appearances across competitions.

Osimhen scored his side's lone goal against Dijon to hand them maximum points as they sit eighth on the Ligue 1 table.

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He also scored three goals in his last two matches for the Super Eagles in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier last month.

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Both players have featured for the country's U23 national team before being promoted to the senior team this year.

Although the former U17 striker was at the 2019 AFCON championship in Egypt, he featured just once for Gernot Rohr's side and was part of the team that won bronze medal afterward.

"Osimhen is one of the best attackers in France and even in the world. I think he will go far, as far as Barcelona or Madrid. I see him end up in Spain,” Dennis told Téléfoot.

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Since he made his debut with the Super Eagles, many have already tipped the tall striker as a quality replacement for retired Odion Ighalo.

The China-based star hanged his international boots after winning the highest goals-scorer award in Egypt this summer. earlier reported that former Chelsea star, Loic Remy, has hailed Nigerian sensation Victor Osimhen following the striker's impressive goal-scoring run for Lille.

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Osimhen sealed a transfer move to the French giants in the last summer from Belgian top side Jupiler League side RSC Mouscron for a fee worth of €15 million.

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