Victor Osimhen: Lille manager Christophe Galtier expects Nigerian striker to leave club

Victor Osimhen: Lille manager Christophe Galtier expects Nigerian striker to leave club

- Victor Osimhen is now on the verge of leaving French giants Lille

- This is according to the club's gaffer Christophe Galtier

- Galtier claimed that Lille are always known for training players for other sides

Christophe Galtier who is the gaffer of French giants Lille has suggested that the club will sell Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen this summer and there is nothing he can do to stop it.

This latest development will be a cheering one for Arsenal, Tottenham, Napoli and even Manchester United who have been tracking Victor Osimhen.

Lille are known as one of the clubs in Europe that give youngsters the opportunity to exhibit their talents and then sell them at bigger money.

An example is how they bought Nicolas Pepe, gave him the chance to flourish before selling him to Arsenal in what was a big deal.

The club's chiefs then stormed the transfer market to buy Super Eagles' Victor Osimhen who has been doing well for the side since he joined.

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His performances so far for Lille have caught the attention of many clubs who want to take him away from France this summer.

“Everyone else is forced to sell and everyone else is like us. But they don’t assume it. I am in this project there, with young players who come from all walks of life and I find that it is very fulfilling.

” I expect Gabriel, Osimhen or even Ikoné to leave? Yes, I integrated them into the team. I don’t want them to leave, but they will leave. I can’t veto a player’s departure, this is the project.” Galtier stated in an interview with Canal Plus.

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Victor Osimhen: Christophe Galtier says the Nigerian will leave Lille

Victor Osimhen: Christophe Galtier says the Nigerian will leave Lille (photo: Getty)
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Before the season ended in France, Victor Osimhen scored 18 goals for Lille in all competitions.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles trio of Victor Osimhen, Paul Onuachu and Imoh Ezekiel were reportedly been freed at Lagos isolation center after spending 14 days because of deadly coronavirus.

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The whole world have been battling to cope with the threat and agony coronavirus has brought in which many people have been killed while countless are being quarantined.

Authorities in Nigeria then made an order for people who are entering the country to first isolate themselves for 14 days before they can go to their various destinations.

On May 24, Victor Osimhen took to social media to confirm the death of his father stressing that his demise has brought pain to him and other family members.

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