Written By Jacobs Dunga
The Super Eagles striker set a new record in Napoli’s victory over Frankfurt on Wednesday night.
Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen is proving to be one of the hottest commodities in football right now.
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The 24 year old helped Napoli defeat Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 on Wednesday night for a 5-0 aggregate victory.
His three goals over the two legs helped the Partenopei reach their first ever quarter finals in Champions League history.
By scoring two goals in Naples, the former Lille marksman also became the first ever Nigerian to score a brace in a UCL knockout game.
He’s been in imperial form this season scoring nineteen goals in Serie A and four in the UCL.
Napoli, led in the attack by Osimhen are runaway leaders in the Italian league while also being the last eight of the Champions League.
Interest from across Europe have been flying in for the in form striker.
Clubs in England and France have been tracking his progress and the player himself has admitted to the interests.
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Osimhen refused to rule out a move away when asked about his future by Sport1 as revealed by Fabrizio Romano.
“I don’t know what the future holds. At the end of the season, I will sit down with my agents and discuss. I will also be in talks with Napoli”, tells @Sport1.
“I am incredibly grateful to Napoli. We’ll find a good solution together”.
The Nigerian arrived Napoli in 2020 from Lille and has gone on to score 51 times in 90 appearances for the Azzurri.
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