In a historic season for Napoli, Victor Osimhen was undoubtedly one of the key figures in their Scudetto triumph, which came after 33 years. As a result, the Nigerian striker gained a lot of attention and is currently one of the most sought-after players in the transfer market.
Having accumulated 90 points in the standings, sixteen ahead of the runners-up Lazio, Napoli won the title convincingly, with their superb duo Kvaratskhelia and Osimhen shining on the field. The top scorer was a major standout for the Italian team in their triumph and proved to be crucial to the squad, earning adoration from the fans.
The 24-year-old athlete has been linked with European giants and may see his departure materialize in this current season. Clubs such as Manchester United, Real Madrid, PSG, and Bayern Munich are monitoring the Nigerian’s situation.
Osimhen already has preferences for the future
According to Bagni, Osimhen has no interest in playing in La Liga or Ligue 1, where other clubs were also interested in signing the player. Although the Premier League is enticing to him, he is currently willing to set that aside for the future or in the case of an irresistible offer.
Despite numerous rumors about his departure, Victor Osimhen has revealed that he has no intention of leaving Napoli for the remainder of the transfer window. The player seems to resist the speculations from Real Madrid and Manchester United.
According to the newspaper ‘AS,’ Osimhen stated that he can’t wait for the start of the new season. He also emphasized that he is “respected” and “adored” in the capital of the Campania region. The center-forward expressed his happiness with the decision to stay in Naples.
For Napoli in the 2022/23 season, Victor Osimhen found the back of the net 31 times in 39 matches. The Nigerian was the top scorer in the Italian Serie A, with 26 goals in the title-winning campaign. Alongside Georgian player Kvaratskhelia, he formed one of the most lethal partnerships in European football last season.