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Chelsea Prioritise the Signing of Top Super Eagles Star in Mega Million Deal ▷ SportsBrief.com

  • Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen could be making a move to Premier League giants Chelsea next year
  • Chelsea chiefs are reported to be interested in the Napoli star and want him in their squad on long-term basis
  • Osimhen is expected to lead the attack for the Super Eagles in their coming games against Costa Rica and Portugal

Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly interested in the signing of Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen, and the Blues have told their scouts to keep monitoring the Nigerian star.

Osimhen has been making headlines this season because of his brilliant performances so far for Serie A side Napoli in all competitions.

The Nigerian recently returned to action for Napoli after being out for weeks due to injury, and Osimhen scored a goal in each of his side’s last two games.

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Chelsea are reportedly keen on signing of top Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen. Photo by Francesco Pecoraro.
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According to the report on 90min, Chelsea want a new striker next summer and the club’s chiefs feel Osimhen will be a good signing for them.

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The report added that Chelsea’s management are of the view that Osimhen can be a long-term replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, considering his age.

Osimhen’s goals scored for Napoli

Osimhen has four goals in eight games this season, maintaining the electric form that saw him finish the 2021/22 Serie A campaign with 14 league goals.

As things stand, Chelsea will have to convince those in charge of Napoli for them to have the chance of signing the Nigerian star.

Victor Osimhen runs out of dressing room

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Victor Osimhen was spotted running to greet Super Eagles teammate Ogenyi Onazi, just few minutes after scoring the winner for Napoli against Bologna in the Serie A.

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Napoli staged a big comeback on Sunday evening, 16 October, as they defeated visiting Bologna 3-2. Osimhen scored the winner in the second half of the game.

The tie was a challenging one for Osimhen and his teammates. They were made to labour by the visitors, before they got the win which sent them to the top of the table.

Osimhen, who recently recuperated from an injury, netted the winning goal for Napoli against Bologna in the 69th minute.

Source: Sports Brief News

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