‘We paid €80m for Osimhen’; Striker On ‘€4-4.5m’ Per Year


Napoli President, Aurelio De Laurentiis has disclosed the exact amount which the Serie A club parted with for the services of Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen.

De Laurentiis has revealed that Lille ‘will receive circa €80m’ for Osimhen who was a main target for coach Gennaro Gattuso and the striker will earn ‘€4-4.5m’ per year.

The 21-year-old’s signing was officially confirmed on Friday afternoon after weeks of complex negotiations and moments in which it looked as if the whole deal was off.

“We are very happy at Osimhen’s arrival,” said De Laurentiis on Radio Kiss Kiss.

“The young man has been enchanted by Partenope (the ancient name for Naples). He will wear the Number 9 jersey.”

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Meanwhile, De Laurentiis also went on to say categorically that it was Napoli manager, Gattuso who specifically demanded…

Source: Complete Sports