According to dependable reporter and transfer specialist, Nico Schira, Serie A giants Napoli are in advanced talks to sign Lille striker Victor Osimhen.
He has actually declared that the 21- year-old is the first- option striker of Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso. The Italian club might lose leading striker Arkadiusz Milik in the summer transfer window, and Napoli are considering Osimhen as a prospective replacement.
Napoli are all set to offer him a five-year offer, and club chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is working to reach an arrangement to sign the player.
#Napoli are in very advanced talks with Victor #Oshimen. He is the first option of #Gattuso as a striker to change #Milik. For him is all set 5-yearscontract De Laurentiis is working to reach an arrangement with #Lille. #transfers
— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) June 30, 2020
Lille manager Christophe Galtier has actually verified early this month that the extremely-rated Nigerian forward will leave the club at the end of the season.
He has actually been linked with a move to the Premier League with 3 London clubs–Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur — contending for his signature.
Nevertheless, it appears that all 3 London clubs might set to lose out on his signature as he is all set to sign up with Napoli rather.
Chelsea have actually currently verified the finalizing of Timo Werner and it stays to be seen whether they move for another striker this summer.
Arsenal might be in the hunt for a new striker too, specifically if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang leaves the club.
Spurs are supposedly keen to sign Milik, and it appears Osimhen’s arrival might pave the way for the Polish striker’s departure.