Victor Osimhen, Lille striker, edges closer to €70m move to Napoli

Victor Osimhen, Lille striker, edges closer to €70m move to Napoli

- Victor Osimhen is set to complete a move to Serie A side Napoli

- The Nigerian international has been linked to several clubs in Europe in recent weeks

- Osimhen scored 18 goals in all competitions for Lille in the current campaign

Victor Osimhen is reportedly closing in on a move to Serie A giants Napoli this summer for a fee within the region of €70m, Complete Sports reports.

According to Italian journalist Nicolo Schira who is an expert in transfer news, the Supr Eagles star at the Italian club are in advanced talks.

And it is understood that a deal of five years has been offered for the 21-year-old who has been in for remarkable form for Lille this season.

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis is understood to be working hard with the Ligue 1 side to put the deal over the line soon.

The Partenopei’s have Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik as their main man but has been linked with a move to Juventus, Atletico Madrid, and Tottenham Hotspur in the summer.

Victor Osimhen lands in Italy to complete mega move to Napoli

Victor Osimhen lands in Italy to complete mega move to Napoli. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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On the other hand, Osimhen has been one of the top-mark men in the French league this campaign, helping his side finish in fourth place.

The former U17, U20 and U23 international for Nigeria joined Lille from Charleroi last summer after making an impact in the Jupiler league.

The former Wolfsburg striker scored 18 goals and provided six assists in 38 games across all competitions for Lille during the 2019/2020 campaign before the league was canceled.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Victor Osimhen has emerged winner of the Marc-Vivian Foe award, an accolade given to the best African player in the French league.

The Lille star beat the likes of Monaco's Islam Slimani and Moroccan Yunis Abdelhamid who plays for Reims.

The Nigerian international scored 18 goals in 38 appearances in all competitions helping Lille finish fourth, enough to take them through to the Europa League next season. also reported that Ogenyi Onazi has revealed how he helped Anthony Nwakaeme and John Mikel Obi secure contracts with his former club Trabzonspor.

The Super midfielder who left the Turkish giants in January 2020, to Denizlispor open up that the Turkish giants asked for his opinion before handing his countrymen their respective contracts.

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