Super Eagles Striker Rejects A Lucrative Move To Italy

Victor James Osimhen of Lille during the Ligue 1 match against Lyon

Nigerian forward Victor James Osimhen has turned down a move to Italian side Napoli.

LOSC Lille are looking to sell their talented striker as they seek to balance the books ahead of next season.

Napoli are desperate to sign Osimhen as replacement for Andre Milik, but Eurosport’s Manu Lonjon reports that the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner has already turned down the Italians.

The 21-year-old former VfL Wolfsburg striker has had been linked with clubs in England, where Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal and Chelsea are keen to get his signature.

Osimhen scored 18 goals in 38 games across all competitions for Lille last season.

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