Former Italy striker backs ‘fighting’ Osimhen to come good for Napoli | The Guardian Nigeria News

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NAPLES, ITALY – NOVEMBER 01: Victor Osimhen of SSC Napoli vies with Vlad Chiriches of US Sassuolo during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and US Sassuolo at Stadio San Paolo on November 01, 2020 in Naples, Italy. (Photo by Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images)

Victor Osimhen may not have made the best of starts to his Napoli career, no thanks to injuries, but he has definitely shown enough in his few appearances for the Italian club to earn the love of former Serie A icon, Sergio Pellissier, who has so much love for the Nigerian’s all-action style of play.

Osimhen, who cost Napoli over €80 million when he moved from French side Lille last summer, has made eight appearances in both the Serie A and Europa League for Napoli, scoring twice.

The Nigerian’s goal return may be a far cry from the 18 he scored in all competitions for Lille last season, and his recent off-the-pitch troubles – attending a party while holidaying in Nigeria and returning a positive COVID-19 test upon…



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