Victor Osimhen ready to finally join Napoli after visiting club facilities

Victor Osimhen ready to finally join Napoli after visiting club facilities

- Victor Osimhen's move to Napoli from Lille could be finalized in the coming days

- The Nigerian international has been in the team's training facilities in last few days

- Osimhen scored 18 goals including six assists in all competitions for Lille last campaign

Victor Osimhen's much-anticipated move to Serie A side Napoli could be finally put over the line in the next few days, Complete Sports reports.

It is understood that the Super Eagles striker visited the club's training facilities alongside manager Gennaro Gattuso and president Aurelio De Laurentiis a fortnight ago.

But the 21-year-old has skeptical about the issue of racism in Italy would has been suggested to be a stumbling block on his move so far.

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Reports claim that the Lille star had spoken to the club's assistant club captain Kalidou Koulibaly and Senegalese defender reassured him there is no racism issue in Italy.

It has also been suggested that Napoli director Cristiano Guintoli met Lille president Gerard Lopez and Osimhen’s intermediaries for more face-to-face negotiations on Monday, July 13.

According to multiple reports, Napoli director Cristiano Guintoli met Lille president Gerard Lopez and Osimhen’s intermediaries for more face-to-face negotiations on Monday.

Victor Osimhen ready to finally join Napoli after being visiting club facilities
Victor Osimhen ready to finally join Napoli after being visiting club's training facilities. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The meeting is expected to persuade the Nigerian international about starting life in Serie A which would be the biggest step in his career.

The deal is expected to be within the region of €50million plus Adam Ounas, which will bring the total up to €81m.

The cost of the transfer will be in the region of €50m plus Adam Ounas, which will bring the total up to €81m.

Osimhen scored 18 goals, provided six assists in 38 appearances in all competitions for Lille in the 2019/20 campaign.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Senegal international Kalidou Koulibaly has confirmed that Nigerian star Victor Osimhen has been in talks with him ahead of a proposed move to Napoli this summer.

The 21-year-old prolific striker has been on the Serie A radar as a quality replacement for Arkadiusz Milik who could leave the club at the end of the season.

Osimhen announced himself to the world after scoring 18 goals and six assists in all competitions for Lille.

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