Serie A giants, Napoli have left out new record signing, Victor Osimhen from its UEFA Champions League squad which was announced on Tuesday, August 4.

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Napoli announced that the Nigeria international, Osimhen will not feature having featured in the group stage of the competition for his former club, Lille.

This development is quite shocking to fans who have anticipated the addition of the forward into the squad.

Napoli is expected to face Barcelona in the round of 16 of the tournament in a one-legged tie on August 8 but will be without Osimhen, who completed a €50 million transfer from Lille.

He recorded 18 goals and provided six assists in 38 appearances across all competitions for his former club Lille.

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Senegal international Koulibaly is the only African star who made the club’s 23-man squad from the list that was released by the UEFA Champions League.

 

The African Media

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