Nigerian Coach Amunike Speaks On Osimhen vs Drogba

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amunike  has stated emphatically that Lille striker Victor Osimhen has the tendency of becoming greater than former Chelsea star Didier Drogba.

Many times, the 21-year-old has been compared with Drogba and his ex-coach Emmanuel Amunike  has now expressed his opinion.

Amunike  who took the Super Eagles striker to Chile five years ago where they won the Under 17 World Cup stated the Nigerian can be better than Drogba.

“Victor is still young, he has still a long road to reach Didier's level. But in my opinion, one day he could become even better than him. Maybe by playing in the Serie A.

“To change championship and country again, after Germany, Belgium and France, will let him experience a new reality and to improve as a man and player,” Amunike  told Tuttomercato Web.

Meanwhile, Osimhen has agreed deal with Napoli and the club are planning to unveil the Nigerian striker on Friday, July 24.

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Osimhen is now on the verge of becoming the highest-paid Nigerian footballer in history.

This article was most recently revised and updated 2 years ago

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