Diego Armando Maradona Jr, son of late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, has delivered his verdict on Victor Osimhen’s first season at Napoli.
Osimhen struggled to justify the enormous transfer fee Napoli paid to secure his signature from Ligue 1 side Lille, after battling with injury, coronavirus infection, and isolation during his first few months in Serie A.
But he regained his confidence at the turn of the year to score a few crucial goals that nearly powered Napoli into the UEFA Champions League places.
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At the end of his debut campaign Osimhen netted ten goals in 24 games for Napoli.
And during a regular broadcast ‘Arena Maradona’ on Radio CRC as per AreaNapoli, Maradona Jr said:
“He (Osimhen) is not the kind of player that drives me crazy: I like that he’s good with the feet, strong technically. That said, the Nigerian is strong.
“After a year of transition, which was necessary, having…
Source: Complete Sports