- Victor Osimhen has been in incredible form since he joined Napoli
- The Nigerian striker has bagged hat-trick two times for the Italian side
- Napoli fans have now named the Super Eagles star as 'mister hat-trick'
Nigerian football star Victor Osimhen has been nicknamed as 'mister hat-trick' by Napoli fans who have been so pleased with his games since he joined the Italian side.
Victor Osimhen has been in great and stunning form for Gattuso's side since he joined from Lille and has scored hat-trick twice in pre-season games.
Before joining Napoli from Lille, Victor Osimhen was also in fantastic form in France netting 18 goals for the club in all competitions.
This made Napoli chiefs to enter the transfer market and paid Lille big money to have the signature of the Super Eagles striker.
Osimhen has now been proving that Napoli chiefs have made the right choice by bringing him to the club this summer.
Top Italian newspaper, Il Roma reports that Osimhen’s form has wowed Napoli fans who have dubbed the Nigerian ‘Mister Hat-Trick.’
Osimhen netted his first hat-trick in Napoli shirt against L’Aquila last week and followed it up with another hat-trick in the second test game against Teramo last Friday.
Meanwhile, Napoli will be playing another friendly game this coming Friday against Pescara with Victor Osimhen still expected to score.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Africa's most expensive player Victor Osimhen made a statement for himself since he made his mega-money deal move to Napoli this summer.
The 21-year-old grabbed his first hat-trick for the Partenopei in just eight minutes of their preseason encounter with L'Aquila.
His goals came in the first, third and eighth minutes of their test game and manager Gennaro Gattuso wants the fans to be patient with the youngster.
The Super Eagles forward stepped out for the first time in a Napoli shirt in two 45-minute matches, and left the fans chanting his name after his superb performance in the game.
Apart from finding the back of the net three times, Osimhen also assisted another goal, but Gattuso has urged the fans not th mount too much pressure on the youngster.
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