Italian League club, SSC Napoli have signed Super Eagles Striker, Victor Osimhen from Lille for 50 Million Euros.
The Serie-A team announced the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer on Friday evening. “Welcome to #Napoli, Victor!” the club wrote on it’s Twitter page celebrating the arrival of osimhen.
The former Golden Eaglet player responded to the announcement with a tribute to his parent. He wrote, “Mom and dad are proud for sure”.
Osimhen had been linked with several top European clubs following his impressive goalscoring season, including Arsenal and Liverpool, although he will appear in Serie A in the 2020-21 campaign.
Lille snapped him up in the summer of 2019 and he went on to play 38 times for the French side, bagging 18 goals in the process.
Osimhen helped Nigeria win the U17 World Cup in 2015, when he finished as the tournament’s top scorer with 10 goals. He made his full Nigeria debut in June 2017 and so far has 10 caps and four goals to his name.