Serie A: Garcia reveals Osimhen’s importance to Napoli
Napoli manager Rudi Garcia has labeled Victor Osimhen an important player for the club.
Osimhen played a key role in Napoli’s title success last season under Luciano Spalleti.
The Nigeria international contributed 26 goals in 32 league appearances as the Partenopei won the Serie A title for the first time in over three decades.
The forward has already scored three goals in two pre-season outings for Napoli.
The Parthenopeans are in talks with Osimhen over a new contract amid strong interest from the Saudi Arabia Professional League club, Al Hilal.
Garcia acknowledged Osimhen’s importance to the team and expected him to sign the new contract soon.
“I want Osimhen to be happy. The club and the player have made commendable efforts. He’s an essential driving force for us; we rely on his goal-scoring capabilities, “he told Tutto Napoli.
“Once the agreement is official, he’ll be able to focus solely on his on-field contributions, a prospect that I find preferable.”
Transfer: Osimhen’s agent, Napoli fail to agree on new contract
Victor Osimhen’s agent Roberto Calenda and Napoli are yet to reach an agreement on a new contract for the forward.According to Sky Italia, Calenda met with Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis to sort out details of a new contract but no agreement was reached.Napoli want Osimhen to sign a new two-year contract with a pay rise.The Nigeria international is however keen on a move elsewhere.Both parties are expected to meet again soon to find an amicable solution.Osi...
Transfer: Napoli in talks with Osimhen’s agent over new contract
Napoli have opened talks with Victor Osimhen’s agent over a new contract after they won their first Serie A title in 33 years.According to Radio Kiss Kiss Napoli, president of the club, Aurelio De Laurentiis is having direct negotiations with the forward’s agent, Roberto Calenda.Osimhen has been linked with the likes of Chelsea, Manchester United, Bayern Munich and Manchester United.De Laurentiis assured Napoli fans last week he won’t allow the Nigerian leave the cl...
Transfer: Napoli yet to decide Osimhen’s price tag – Romano
Serie A leaders Napoli are yet to decide the transfer fee for their Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano.European giants Chelsea, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, and Paris Saint-Germain are queuing up to sign the powerful forward.Osimhen will have two years remaining on his contract this summer, and Napoli is expected to cash in on the 24-year-old.“Napoli has not decided the price tag for Osimhen yet, and that is going to...
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