Osimhen Rejects Napoli, Set For EPL Move

Osimhen Rejects Napoli, Set For EPL Move

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There are indication that Super Eagles hot striker, Victor Osimhen has turned down reported move to Italian giants, Napoli in preference to EPL switch, Bestchoicesports.com.ng understands

Report in Italy indicate that the Lille of France hitman could reject the proposed  move to Serie A club as he awaits for Manchester United and Arsenal to launch an official transfer offer.

Reports in Italy claim sources close to the Nigerian star, 21, have confirmed the forward will reject

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso said that Osimhen would add more bite to his attacking line with the 2017 U-17 World Cup winner’s represented seeing in Italy on Tuesday for further discussion.

However, Football Italia reports that Osimhen will hold out for a move to the Premier League, with Arsenal and United leading the race.

The Lille forward has been pursued by Napoli for months now and he represented were expected to conclude the transfer deal on Tuesday.

Osimhen met boss Gattuso and was even invited to club president Aurelio De Laurentiis’ home on the island of Capri.

On leaving, the striker asked for a few days to think about his next move.

But after weeks of being charmed by Napoli, Osimhen is on the verge of knocking them back in order to try to force a move to the Premier League.

Napoli had agreed to a £46million fee to sign Osimhen, say reports in Italy.

The Serie A giants, who’ve endured a horror season by their high standards, were also said to have offered him a monster salary.

Osimhen has quickly emerged as one of Europe’s top prospects.

The eight-cap Nigeria international has scored 18 goals in just 38 games for Lille this season, while laying on six assists.

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