Victor Osimhen Joined Napoli, Becomes Most Expensive Nigerian Player


Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has moved to Napoli from Like and officially become the most expensive Nigerian player.


Victor Osimhen who scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for the French club in the 2019-20 season, moves to Napoli in a five-year deal worth €50million (£45m/$59m).

The Serie A team announced the signing in a statement via its website and Twitter page on Friday, and it reads:

SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer.

The big-money move also makes Osimhen the most expensive signing in Napoli’s history, a record that was set last summer by Hirving Lozano when he signed from PSV Eindhoven for €38m plus bonuses.


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However, The player himself on his personal Twitter handle said;

Can’t wait to put on this iconic jersey,thank you for the warm welcome.’

Lastly, He is also expected to be handed the No.9 jersey.

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