Victor Osimhen reportedly turns down mega move to Napoli from Lille

Victor Osimhen reportedly turns down mega move to Napoli from Lille

- Victor Osimhen may be moving to the Premier League this summer

- The Nigerian has reportedly turned down offer to join Serie A side Napoli

- Manchester United and Arsenal are interested in the signing of the Super Eagles striker

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Nigerian football star Victor Osimhen has reported turned down mega million offer to join Italian club Napoli who have been looking for his signature since last month.

Victor Osimhen's performances at the out-gone French Ligue 1 season made him a target for Napoli who are planning to bolster their squad for next season.

The club being handled by AC Milan legend are also said to have talked with the Super Eagles striker and his representatives before this latest development.

According to Football Italia, Victor Osimhen is no longer interested in moving to the Italian Serie A and he is waiting for an offer from the Premier League.

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Football Italia added that Victor Osimhen is waiting for an offer from either Manchester United or Arsenal for him to move to the Premier League.

A move to Napoli for Victor Osimhen will make him the highest paid Nigerian footballer in history if he should accept the deal from the Italian side.

However, reason for the latest development coming from Victor Osimhen was not revealed by Football Italia.

As it stands presently, Manchester United and Arsenal will definitely go into battle for the signature of the Nigerian star when the transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen reportedly turns down mega move to Napoli from Lille
Victor Osimhen reportedly turns down mega move to Napoli from Lille (photo: Getty)
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Should he move to Old Trafford, then Victor Osimhen will provide serious competition for Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Odion Ighalo.

Moving to the Emirates stadium will also mean that the likes of Lacazette and Aubameyang will have to step up their games.

But the Gunners will have to try their best and qualify for the Champions League or Europa so as to help them in their quest.

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Earlier, had reported how Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has continued to enjoy so much accolades from his French League club Lille.

The Nigeria international joined Les Dogues last summer and he became an instant hit for Christophe Galtier's men.

He scored 18 goals and six assists in 38 appearances across competitions in a performance that helped him become the club's best player for the season.

The 21-year-old former youth international also won this year's Prix Marc-Vivien Foe award, beating fellow Nigerian star Simon Moses and others to the award.

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