Osimhen Joins Napoli for a Record Fee

After weeks of speculation, its now official that the Nigerian football prince Victor Osimhen  would be  playing for Napoli come next season, having successfully passed his medical and agreed personal terms with the club.

Napoli have agreed an initial fee of  £60 million with Lille which could rise to £81 million after a number of performance related add-ons  which would be £1 million higher than the  African record transfer fee paid for Nicolas Pepe last summer by Arsenal football club to Lille, Osimhen would be signing a five year contract.

This transfer comes after weeks of speculation with top European teams Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea being  linked with the striker, this move comes just a year into the five year contract signed by the young Nigerian goal poacher with  Lille, having moved to France from Belgium’s first division club sporting Charleroi, this shows a believe in the ability of the Nigerian by Napoli’s coach, Gennaro Gattuso.

Big things are expected of Osimhen having scored a whooping 38 goals across the last two seasons at Charleroi and Lille.