Victor Osimhen. (AFP Photograph)
Napoli have signed Nigeria ahead Victor Osimhen from Lille, the Serie A membership introduced on Friday.
No monetary particulars have been disclosed however The Guardian reported that Napoli had agreed to pay an preliminary 60 million euros ($71.06 million) transer charge, which may rise to 81 million in performance-related add-ons.
“SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a everlasting switch,” the Italian membership mentioned in an announcement.
The 21-year-old Nigeria worldwide, who’s reported to have signed a five-year deal, scored 18 objectives in all competitions at Lille this season as they completed fourth in Ligue 1 which was truncated because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Osimhen beforehand spent two seasons at Bundesliga facet VfL Wolfsburg, the place he made his debut in 2017, earlier than transferring to Belgian membership Charleroi, scoring 20 objectives.
Osimhen has scored 4 objectives in eight appearances for Nigeria. He additionally gained the Beneath-17 World Cup in 2015, ending because the event’s prime scorer with 10 objectives.