Victor Osimhen: Real Madrid to rival Man United for Nigerian star this summer

Victor Osimhen: Real Madrid to rival Man United for Nigerian star this summer

- Victor Osimhen has emerged a priority target for top European clubs

- The Nigerian star is wanted by Real Madrid and Manchester United

- A few other outfits are also monitoring his progress in the French League

- Osimhen has 18 goals and six assists in 38 appearances for his present club so far

Nigerian youngster Victor Osimhen has continued to attract interests from top European managers barely on year in France.

The 21-year-old forward has scored 13 goals and four assists in 23 French League appearances in his debut season for Lille.

Having scored a total of 18 and six assists in 38 matches across competitions so far this campaign, the Super Eagles striker boasts of at least a goal per match.

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According to Tribal Football, Real Madrid have reportedly jumped in the chase to sign the former Wolfsburg of Germany attacker this summer.

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Los Blancos are hoping they can bring the former youth international as the perfect replacement for Karim Benzema.

Although they will have to rival current European champions Liverpool who are also monitoring the forward's progress in France.

Manchester United have also shown interest in the forward as they hope to fortify their attack for competition next campaign.

The Red Devils have been in a decent run of form before the leagues were abruptly suspended owing to the spread of deadly coronavirus.

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No one is sure when the pandemic will subside and with Ighalo's deal set to expire in June, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking at bringing in the youngster as back up.

Osimhen joined his present club from Belgian side Sporting Charleroi in a deal valued around €12 million last summer and the Nigerian became an instant hit for the club.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen could be on his way to Old Trafford this summer after Manchester United reportedly joined the race to sign the 21-year-old.

French Magazine Le 10 Sport are claiming that United see the 21-year-old as a good youngster who can establish himself at the Theater of Dream.

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Before the Red Devils joined the race to sign the Nigerian star, Premier League leaders Liverpool and also Tottenham were first to show interest.

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