- Victor Osimhen has been in Napoli for some weeks hoping to seal a deal with the club
- Reports have it that the 21-year-old has passed medicals at the Serie A club
- The youngster is expected to sign a deal that will keep him at the club until 2025
Victor Osimhen has reportedly passed his medicals at Serie A club Napoli and reports have it that the player could be unveiled any moment from now.
Nigerian journalist Oma Akatugba who has close links with the youngster disclosed on Saturday night, July 18 that the striker has undergone his medical tests with Napoli medical staff.
The 21-year-old has been in Naples for the last few days for intensive negotiations ahead of the move.
“Medicals done @victorosimhen9 is in top health. Everyone in Naples are happy. The club president is smiling from ear to ear. The announcement will happen soon,” Akatugha tweeted.
Earlier reports have it that Reports from Italy have it that Nigerian youngster Victor Osimhen has agreed personal terms with Serie A outfit Napoli and now ready to seal a deal that will see him play at the club until 2025.
It was gathered that Napoli are now working to complete last details with Lille and his agents then the deal will be finally completed.
The 21-year-old is expected to complete a staggering €81million move to the club as team manager Gennaro Gattuso is highly interest in him.
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 is reportedly skeptical about the issue of racism in Italy which has been suggested to be a stumbling block on his move so far.
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.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Liverpool have taken giant steps in their bid to sign Lille striker Victor Osimhen who was close to joining Napoli earlier this week.
A change in agent for Osimhen saw the Nigerian striker’s potential move to Napoli collapse as the Serie A club had to begin re-negotiation with his new agent.
Recall that Osimhen had sacked his former agent some days ago who threatened to take him to court. It has now been reported that Liverpool are now in contact with his new agent as they look to hijack Napoli’s move for the striker.
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