Napoli Reveal How Super Eagles Doctors Worsened Osimhen Injury

Super Eagles Doctors Osimhen Injury

Napoli medics have revealed how Super Eagles doctors did more damage to Victor Osimhen’s shoulder injury while trying to put it back into place.

The former Lille striker dislocated his shoulder during Nigeria’s 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone on November 13.

Medical staff from the Nigeria squad tried to pop it back into place on the field, then Osimhen returned to Italy for tests and a specialist consultation.

Now, according to Tuttosport, Osimhen’s shoulder dislocation has fully recovered, but the 21-year-old still can’t lift his arm properly.

This is allegedly because the incorrect technique used by the Nigerian doctors inflamed a tendon in his shoulder.

It would add even more to his recovery time and further irritate Napoli, who are missing their star striker during a key part of the season.

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso has said the Super Eagles striker has been “upset and not smiling” since the injury.

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Officials hope Osimhen could return to action by next week.

UPDATED

Osimhen has come out to dismiss the reports that Nigerian doctors worsened his shoulder injury.

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