Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen has not been able to play for Napoli this year due to the injury he sustained and also being tested positive for COVID-19.
The Nigeria international was in the country last year and played for the Super Eagles in their African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Benin, Edo state.
However, Osimhen was unable to finish the match after sustaining an injury and also missed the second leg in Freetown due to the situation.
The former Lille striker later traveled to Italy where he was treated by Napoli doctors and they even took him to Belgium for more treatments.
After returning back to Napoli last year December, the 22-year-old decided to travel to Lagos for his birthday celebration and was tested positive for COVID-19.
And since then, Osimhen has not recovered after two tests conducted on him so far.
A report on areanapoli clam Osimhen will still have to be out of action for the Italian giants for the next two weeks once he is negative to the virus.
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Napoli will face Genoa on February 6 and that is the day expected for Osimhen to return to action.
This article was most recently revised and updated 8 months ago