Victor Osimhen ranked 12th most expensive U23 striker, worth £27m

Victor Osimhen ranked 12th most expensive U23 striker, worth £27m

- Victor Osimhen is the 12th most expensive U23 striker in the world according to reports

- The Lille striker has scored 11 league goals and 17 in all competition in the French topflight division

- Kylian Mbappe, Lautaro Martinez, Marcus Rashford, Timo Werner, Gabriel Jesus occupy the top five spots

Victor Osimhen who is currently having a wonderful season in France has been ranked among the most expensive U23 strikers in the world.

The Nigerian international has scored 17 goals so far this season in all competitions and has also been linked with top European clubs including Liverpool, Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Transfermarkt.co.uk made a compilation of the top 50 strikers who are not more than 23-years-old and Paris Saint-Germian's Kylian Mbappe led the pack with £180m worth.

Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez is worth £72m as well as Man United's forward Marcus Rashford.

Fourth position is Leipzig's Timo Werner who has been consistently linked with Liverpool is valued at £67.5m.

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Gabriel Jesus is among the top five strikers in the world as the Manchester City star is worth a whopping £67m.

England and Chelsea star Tammy Abraham who has scored 13 Premier League goals this season is pegged at £45m with Dortmund star Erling Haaland ranked seventh with a value of £40.5m.

Valencia's Maxi Gomez, Real Madrid's Luka Jovic and Lyon's Moussa Dembele are all tied at £36m.

Everton's Moise Keane is rated £28.8m in 11th while Lille's Osimhen is 12th with £27m alongside Brazilian pair Wesley and Joelinton of Aston Villa and Newcastle.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Odion Ighalo's move Man United has been tagged as a bad decision made by the Old Trafford outfit, by Chelsea legend Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

Several pundits including Gary Neville and Eidur Gudjohnson are also against the former Watford striker's move to Theatre of Dreams from Shanghai Shenhua.

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Legit.ng also reported that Super Eagles stars Semi Ajayi and Kenneth Omeruo were on target for their respective clubs in the Championship and La Liga.

West Bromwich Albion returned to winning ways and moved to top of the Championship table following their 2-0 over against Luton Town.

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Source: Legit.ng

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