A Breakdown Of All The Records Osimhen Made Moving To Napoli

How much Victor Osimhen cost Napoli has now been established on the actual figure the Italian club paid for the former Lille star.

While initial reports had it that Napoli paid €50m-plus add-ons for the Nigerian striker, more reliable sources have confirmed the actual fee to be €71.2m plus €10.1m in guaranteed bonuses.

With the base transfer fee of €71.2m, the 21-year-old has made some records in the transfer market.

Most expensive Nigerian player

With the Napoli move now confirmed, Osimhen is currently the most expensive Nigerian player ever.

With the €71.2m Napoli paid for him, he has commanded more fees than the likes of Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Odion Ighalo and Ahmed Musa.

Second most expensive African player

The Super Eagles striker is the second-most expensive African player of all time. The €71.2m he cost Napoli is second to only the £72 million Arsenal paid for Lille for Côte d'Ivoire international Nicolas Pepe.

Fifth-most expensive signing in Serie A history

The Serie A has seen a host of expensive signing including Osimhen’s move to Napoli which is the fifth-most expensive signing in the Italian topflight.

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Only Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo, Gonzalo Higuain and Matthijs de Ligt and Romelu Lukaku of Inter Milan are more expensive than Osimhen in Serie A history.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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