Nigerian International prolific striker, Victor Osimhen has currently broken the record as Nigeria’s most expensive player in the market after completing a move from his former club Lille to the Italian side, Napoli.
The French Club, Lille made this known after taking to twitter to officially wish the Nigerian goodbye and success in his future career at Napoli.
🔴 We'd like to extend our heartfelt thanks to @victorosimhen9 and wish this Super Eagle 🇳🇬 the very best of #LOSC luck in his new adventure with @en_sscnapoli. Get ready, #SerieA 💥 pic.twitter.com/8xFDQnjGyI
— LOSC Lille EN (@LOSC_EN) July 31, 2020
Victor Osimhen broke the record and became Nigeria’s most expensive player after signing a 5-year contract with Napoli at the end of the 2019/2020 season at Lille.
He completed the season netting 18 goals after in 38 appearances for the French Club.
Napoli took to twitter announcing the welcome of the Nigerian Striker, Victor who will look to partner with other top strikers like Dries Mertenes, Lorenzo Insigne and Arkadiusz Milik. Victor Osimhen is also currently Napoli’s record signing after Hiriving Lazona who was signed from PSV for €38million.
In anticipation of his next season at the Serie A league coming up in September, Victor Osimhen took to twitter expressing his joy about joining the club.
— victor osimhen (@victorosimhen9) July 31, 2020
Victor James Osimhen is aged 21 and is expected to wear the Napoli number 9 jersey. He has earlier played for other big clubs including Vfl Wolfsburg, Charleroi, Lille and now Napoli. He is also one of the Super Eagles favorite strikers due to his speed and tactical play.
Victor Osimhen currently has a total of 29 career goals in a total of 73 appearances for both club and country.