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Osimhen is a world-beater, claims ex-Liverpool star

Ex-Liverpool midfielder Don Hutchison has hailed Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen as a world beater following his stellar displays in front of goal this season. Hutchison went on to criticize Manchester United for ignoring the Napoli...

Osimhen, Lookman named in Seria Team of the Week

Following their impressive performances for Napoli and Atalanta respectively last weekend, Super Eagles duo Victor Osimhen and Ademola Lookman were included in the Serie A Team of The Week.. Both players scored twice to earn...

Sassuolo plot transfer move for Olisa Ndah

South African giants Orlando Pirates have reportedly received an offer from Serie A club Sassuolo for Super Eagles defender Olisa Ndah. As first reported by isiZulu publication iSolezwe, information about the offer received came from...
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Osimhen could leave Napoli, says pundit

Sky Sport Italia pundit, Massimo Ugolini, has hinted that Super Eagles and Napoli striker could possibly leave Naples next summer if Napoli win the Scudetto this season. The 23-year-old is an integral part of Luciano...

Salernitana plots shock transfer for Kingsley Ehizibue

Italian Serie A side Salernitana are preparing to move for Super Eagles defender Kingsley Ehizibue in the winter transfer window. Ehizibue left German Bundesliga club FC Koln for Udinese in the last summer and since...

Osimhen remains focused on Napoli

Nigeria striker, Victor Osimhen, has suggested that he may not leave Napoli in the summer, amidst interest from Manchester United. The Nigerian is reported to be on United’s shortlist, as they hope to solve their...

Italian legend ranks Osimhen as best Serie A striker

Italy and AS Roma legend, Francesco Totti, ranks Napoli striker Victor Osimhen as the best striker in the Serie A. Speaking on BepiTV1, Totti said, “The strongest striker in Serie A? In my opinion, it...

Osimhen not available for United move

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen will not be leaving Napoli for Manchester United during the January transfer window, according to transfer expert and journalist Fabrizio Romano. The former Lille man has been good for the...

‘Osimhen is Napoli’s best player so far’

Brazilian pundit, Fabio Montezine, has praised Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen for his extraordinary qualities and rates him as Napoli's best player so far this season. Osimhen has had an explosive start to the 2022/23 season,...

“We did not push to sign Haaland because of Osimhen”

Napoli Sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli has revealed that the club had the chance to sign Erling Haaland from RB Salzburg in 2020, but they decided to sign Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen instead. Haaland became...

Osimhen eyes Scudetto, not Capocannoniere

Napoli forward Victor Osimhen says the Capocannoniere title is not his target this season despite moving two goals clear of Inter's Lautaro Martinez in the race. The Nigerian forward, who opened the scoring at the...

Ex-Super Eagles stars praise ‘goal-scoring machine’ Osimhen

Former Super Eagles stars have praised Napoli striker Victor Osimhen after becoming Nigeria’s all-time top scorer in the Italian Serie A. Those interviewed include Sunday Oliseh, Emmanuel Amuneke and Daniel Amokachi. Osimhen – who helped the...

Spalletti wants more from Osimhen

Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti has advised striker Victor Osimhen to do more with his passes and work with his teammates. Spalletti made this statement during his post-match report as Napoli came back from a goal...

Osimhen becomes Nigeria’s all-time top scorer in the Italian Serie A

Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen was unplayable again as he helped his side nick a 2-1 win over Ademola Lookman’s Atalanta on Saturday.  Osimhen, who was tied on the same number of goals (31) as...

Osimhen, Lookman nominated for Serie A POTM Award

Super Eagles forwards Victor Osimhen and Ademola Lookman have been nominated in EA’s five-man shortlist for the Serie A player of the month award for October. The Nigerians enjoyed great form in the month under...

Spalletti hails Osimhen display against Sassuolo

Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti has praised his forward Victor Osimhen after the Nigeria international notched his first club career hat-trick in the 4-0 drubbing of Sassuolo at the Diego Maradona Stadium on Saturday. Spalletti was...

Victor Osimhen nets first Serie A hattrick

Victor Osimhen continued his red-hot form since his return from injury with a hat-trick in Napoli’s 4-0 bashing of Sassuolo on Saturday. Nigeria forward Osimhen scored twice in the first 20 minutes of the game...

Nigerian players abroad: Moses, Dessers, Osimhen, on target

It was another good day for Nigerian footballers across Europe on Sunday, as a number of them found the back of the net for their respective clubs. Super Eagles forward Moses Simon helped his Nantes...

Raspadori functional than Osimhen – Bellucci

Former Italian striker, Claudio Bellucci believes countryman Giacomo Raspadori is a more functional option to lead the line for Napoli than Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen. Belluci, in his latest interview, highlights Raspadori’s movement amd team...

Goal delights matchwinner Lookman

Super Eagles striker Ademola Lookman was excited to be on the scoresheet for Atalanta in the Serie A on Sunday. The former Everton man was the match winner for Atalanta after scoring the only goal...
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Victor Osimhen returns to training

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, has returned to Napoli training just 20 days after he suffered a muscle problem in Napoli’s 4-1 win against Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League. The Nigerian forward, who also...

Lazio were too strong for us – Cyriel Dessers

Super Eagles striker Cyriel Dessers thinks Cremonese’s thumping at the hands of Lazio is down to his side’s inferior quality. Although he believes that Grigiorossi will soon gain their form and start winning games. Newly...

Ademola Lookman enjoying life in Italy

Nigerian forward Ademola Lookman has confessed that he is enjoying his time in Italy, following his move from Germany to Atalanta. This confessions comes less than three weeks after he joined the Italian Serie A...

Luciano Spalletti insists Victor Osimhen will not leave Napoli

Napoli head coach Luciano Spalletti insists that forward Victor Osimhen will stay put at the Italian club beyond the summer. The Nigerian has been linked with Manchester United, although only if the Old Trafford club...
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Spalletti anticipates Osimhen, Simeone partnership

Napoli manager Luciano Spalletti is looking forward to the possible partnership of strikers Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Simeone after the latter arrived on loan from Hellas Verona some days back. In the 2021/22 campaign Osimhen...

Victor Osimhen scores in Monza rout

Napoli continued their perfect start to the Serie A season, thrashing newly-promoted Monza aside 4-0 demolition at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Sunday. Luciano Spalletti’s team has seen some changes in personnel this season...

Ademola Lookman scores in Atalanta debut

Super Eagles forward Ademola Lookman was among the goalscorers as Atalanta began their 2022/22 Serie A campaign on a winning note. Lookman, after an excellent year at Leicester City, recently joined the Italian Goddess from...

Atalanta captain believes Okoli is Serie A quality

Atalanta captain Rafael Toloi has disclosed that Nigerian defender Memeh Caleb Okoli is set to become a key player for the Bergamo side in the Serie A this season. The Brazilian-born Italy international is convinced...

Osimhen speaks on his “near-death” injury against Inter Milan

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has finally spoken about the circumstances surrounding his injury in November 2021 which saw him miss three months of action in the 2021/22 season. The injury also ruled him out...
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Osimhen wins top award in Serie A after excellent season

Victor Osimhen has been crowned the best under 23 player in Serie A after an impressive season. Osimhen, who turned 23 in December 2021, has been impressive for Napoli in the league this season despite...
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Osimhen the only good player at Napoli, Italian football legend claims

Former Juventus defender Pasquale Bruno has hit out at Napoli and claimed that Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen is their only real player. The Partenopei were on top of the Serie A on three different occasions...
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Former striker urges Napoli to keep Osimhen amidst summer transfer speculation

Roberto Sosa, a former Napoli striker, has urged his former club to keep Victor Osimhen for at least one more season. The striker believes that Osimhen is a big key to their Scudetto hopes and...
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Udogie praised as outstanding by Nigeria-eligible youngster

Italian-Born Destiny Udogie has praised his Udinese teammate Isaac Success as ‘exceptional’. Udogie, 19, is an Italy youth international and a candidate for promotion to the Italian national team. Born in Italy to Nigerian parents,...

Osimhen winning streak continues with another award in Serie A

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has been crowned the player of the month of March for Napoli by the club's staff, players and fans. The Nigerian talisman was exceptional for the Partenopeans in March in...
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Victor Osimhen wins Serie A player of the month for March

Victor Osimhen has been voted as the Serie A March player of the month for his performances in Napoli colours during the month.  headed into the international break on the back of two solid performances...
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Osimhen’s Napoli performance proving former Inter Milan striker wrong

Antonio Cassano has admitted to Victor Osimhen's quality after the Napoli striker's latest performance in the Serie A. Antonio Cassano, who, in the 2000s, played for Inter Milan, AS Roma and AC Milan in the...
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Spaletti: Osimhen must learn to watch markers

Napoli head coach Luciano Spalletti has given his star striker Victor Osimhen some advice on his overall gameplay. Osimhen scored a brace to help Napoli climb to second in the Serie A on Sunday but...
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Osimhen back on the scoresheet for Napoli ahead of Ghana clash

Victor Osimhen scored a brace for Napoli as they defeated Hellas Verona 2-1 on Sunday in the Serie A. The 21-year-old had not scored for the Partenopei in a while but his teammates did well...
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Fikayo Tomori highlights difficulty in defending Victor Osimhen

AC Milan defender, Fikayo Tomori, has spoken about how difficult it is to mark Victor Osimhen after the Rossoneri's 1-0 victory away to Napoli on Sunday. Both sides met in a high stakes top of...
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Italian pundit talks up Victor Osimhen potential

Italian football pundit Enrico Fedele has praised 23-year old Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen and claims that he has all he needs to be among the world's best strikers. Osimhen has had an up-and-down career since...
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Victor Osimhen returns to scoring in the Serie A

Osimhen made his first start for Napoli since he returned from injury. He bagged his tenth goal this term as compatriots Okereke and Ebuehi had an afternoon to forget. The Serie A is in week...
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Osimhen is a warrior, says Luciano Spalletti

Luciano Spalletti wants his Napoli side to match the energy and desire of Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen to achieve their goals this season. Victor Osimhen just returned from a facial injury that kept him on...
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Parma confirm the signing of Nigerian forward Simy Nwankwo

Nigerian striker Simy Nwankwo is looking for a new lease of life at Serie B side Parma. He found goals hard to come by at newly-promoted Salernitana. The January transfer window shut down on Monday...
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Napoli could enter a legal battle with NFF over Victor Osimhen

Napoli are threatening legal action against the NFF as they believe Osimhen is unfit to feature in the tournament. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is in a tug of war with Napoli over featuring Victor...
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Osimhen may return to action before AFCON

Osimhen is in a race against time to make the AFCON in January. The latest reports suggest that Osimhen is in line for early recovery and should make the tournament. Perhaps the Super Eagles of Nigeria...
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Nigeria handed AFCON boost as Osimhen returns to training early

After surgery three weeks ago, Victor Osimhen is making tremendous progress in his quest to return to action. The striker is already back in training despite a prognosis of a lengthy period on the sidelines. Recently,...
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Osimhen is in a race to make AFON, set to return to training

Victor Osimhen is making progress after his surgery and is in line to recover in time for the African Cup of Nations. The striker has already had his stitches removed and may return to training...
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Osimhen gets a boost for early return to action

Victor Osimhen has received good news as he recuperates from the injury that puts him on the sidelines for a while. The injury happened in a clash of heads with Milan Skriniar in a Serie...
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David Okereke awaits AFCON call-up amid Osimhen’s injury

David Okereke comes in the frame as a potential replacement for the injured Victor Osimhen. The Venezia forward will welcome an invitation to the Super Eagles. The Super Eagles of Nigeria are preparing in earnest...
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Venezia manager touts David Okereke to become a star

Little known David Okereke is enjoying the spotlight at Venezia in Serie A. Venezia manager Paolo Zanetti believes he has all it takes to be a superstar. Many Nigerian players slip through the country to...