Nigerian player Victor Osimhen, a star of Italian club Napoli’s first team, has revealed surprising details about his rejection of an offer from Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal during the transfer market last summer.
Reports have revealed that the management of the club’s first football team, Al Hilal, led by Fahd bin Nafel, submitted an offer worth more than 150 million euros last summer to sign Naples’ top scorer.
The Nigerian star scored 23 goals for Napoli last season, helping his side win the Italian league title for the third time in their history.
Victor Osimhen wonders why Al-Hilal’s proposal was rejected
The Nigerian player made important statements, revealing details of the offer Leader Presented to him on Mercato last summer during an interview he hosted for The Obi One podcast.
The Napoli star said: “It was a big decision for me in August. Every time I turned down Al-Hilal’s offer, they increased their offer. It was wonderful. They never gave up until the end of the transfer period.”
He continued: “Al-Hilal’s offer was tempting. At first I never thought about leaving in the summer, but when this huge offer came from Al-Hilal, it was tempting. It was a big offer. I had three meetings and decided stay with Napoli.”