- Victor Osimhen has explained that he is waiting for the chance to face Ronaldo
- The Nigerian stated that facing the Juventus star will be a great one for him
- Napoli will be facing Juventus in match-day three of the coming season
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Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has stated emphatically that he is looking forward to the day his club will be facing Cristiano Ronaldo and his Juventus' teammates.
Victor Osimhen made big move to Napoli from Lille in June this year and the Nigerian has been shining in pre-season games for the Italian side.
His impressive performances for Lille made Napoli chiefs to pay massive cash for his signature ahead of the coming League season in Italy.
Napoli will be facing Parma in their first game of the season and their first tough away fixture of the season will be against Juventus.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been in great form for Juventus for the past two seasons since he joined from Real Madrid winning the League title twice.
Osimhen explained that playing against the five-time Ballon d'Or winner will be a great achievement for his career.
“I’m really looking forward to a new career here in Serie A. Playing against the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo is something one can eagerly wait for.
“While at Lille, I had the opportunity of playing against some of the best players in the world like Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and it would definitely be a whole great experience to play against Ronaldo, who is one of the greatest player on earth.
“So, I’m looking forward to facing him soon,'' Osimhen told cafonline.com according to Complete Sports.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Andrew who is the elder brother of Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen explained that the Napoli man turned down move to Manchester United because of his respect for Odion Ighalo.
Before the cancellation of last season in France, Victor Osimhen has already netted 18 goals for Lille and also created six assists in all competitions.
This made many clubs in Europe to show interest for the signing of the Super Eagles striker who eventually joined Italian giants Napoli this summer.
While speaking with Complete Sports, Andrew stated emphatically that Manchester United were also interested in the signing of his younger brother.
Meanwhile, Odion Ighalo and his Manchester United teammates are preparing for the start of the coming Premier League season where they will face Crystal Palace.
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Source: Legit Nigeria