Super Eagles Striker, Osimhen Signs Deal With Napoli

Super Eagles Striker, Osimhen Signs Deal With Napoli

By Wires Editor | The Trent on July 31, 2020
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Victor Osimhen
Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for French Ligue 1 club Lille and the Nigeria national team

Italian side, Napoli have signed Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, the club confirmed in a statement on Friday, July 31, 2020.

The talented player will see a  €70million payday in the first year which could rise to €80million based on performance-related add-ons.

Italian daily, Tuttomercarto tweeted, “All of the paperwork and contracts have been signed off for Victor Osimhen’s move to Napoli. All that’s left to do now is the announcement.”

The deal is the most expensive signing in the history of the club and the highest transfer deal of the summer so far.

Osimhen’s deal is €1million more than the African record transfer fee Arsenal paid Lille for Ivory Coast international Nicolas Pepe last summer.

Osimhen scored 18 goals in 32 games for French club Lille, which will make the official announcement of his departure today.

Osimhen will wear the No.9 jersey at Napoli next season.

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