Premier League Giants Man Utd, Man City Set to Battle for £93M-Rated Super Eagles Striker

Premier League Giants Man Utd, Man City Set to Battle for £93M-Rated Super Eagles Striker

  • Victor Osimhen has been impressive for Napoli so far this season which has attracted several top clubs in Europe
  • Both Manchester clubs are reportedly interested in the Nigerian international who has also been linked with French club PSG
  • Reports say Italian club Napoli would only listen to offers in the region of €110m (£93m) for the in-demand attacker

Two English Premier League clubs Manchester United and city rivals Manchester City are reportedly monitoring Victor Osimhen’s situation as they are both interested in the Nigerian international.

The Napoli of Italy forward was named the Serie A player for the month of September as he has been in impressive form so far this season.

Osimhen has found the back of the net seven times in eight matches for the Partenopei this season which has attacted several big clubs in Europe.

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Premier League Giants Man Utd, Man City Set to Battle for £93M-Rated Super Eagles Striker
Victor Osimhen could move to the Premier League. Photo: MB Media
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Italian news outlet Gazzetta dello Sport via Complete Sports, are now reporting that the two Manchester clubs are keen on bringing the 22-year-old to the Premier League, while Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain have also been credited with an interest.

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It was gathered that Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis according to the report would only listen to offers in the region of €110m (£93m) for the in-demand attacker.

Napoli have Osimhen on a contract until June 2025, placing the club in a strong position when it comes to any potential negotiations.

Osimhen speaks after become a victim of racist abuse

Osimhen has branded racism as ‘disgusting’ after the Nigerian star and a few other Napoli players suffered racist abuse from fans.

Napoli maintained their 100 percent record in the Serie A having defeated Fiorentina right in their backyard 2-1 on Sunday night.

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The loss by Fiorentina stunned the home fans as they resorted to chants, calling Napoli players all sorts of names.

During the post-match interviews, the insults were heard aimed at Kalidou Koulibaly, Victor Osimhen and Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa.

Horrified by the incident, Fiorentina director-general Joe Barone went to personally apologise to Koulibaly and his teammates.

Barcelona on the trail of Man City’s Raheem Sterling

Legit.ng earlier reported that Barcelona are reportedly planning to sign Raheem Sterling on loan from Manchester City during the January transfer window.

The English winger seems to have fallen out of favour with his manager Pep Guardiola, thereby limiting his playing time at the Etihad Stadium outfit.

Reports coming out of the player's camp however reveal that he is not pleased with his new role at City and will consider a move away from the Premier League side.

Source: Legit

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