Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen accomplished his Napoli medical and his €80m transfer from Lille is nearly completed.
Stories revealed that the player already undergone his medical tests with the Napoli staff on Saturday and the deal is on the last stage of negotiations.
It will be recalled that the player held meeting with Napoli’s President Aurelio De Laurentiis last month over the transfer, however issues got sophisticated within the middle and his agent had to be replaced.
The deal is predicted to be within the region of €80m and the player will pocket at the very least €5m yearly which is able to make him one of many highest-paid players at the club.
In the meantime, L’Equipe had beforehand reported that English giants Liverpool and Manchester City confirmed curiosity in the Super Eagles striker, however he pushed both clubs back because he already gave his word to Napoli’s president.
Napoli officials reportedly impressed with Osimhen’s form. Based on Germany-based Nigerian journalist Oma Akatugba who’s close to the striker, an announcement is imminent after the medicals which confirmed the Nigeria worldwide in top health.
“Medicals done @victorosimhen9 is in top health. Everyone in Naples are happy. The club president is smiling from ear to ear. The announcement will happen soon,” Akatuga stated on Twitter.
This will bring to an end the various problems that threatened to scupper the move. Osimhen visited Naples in June to fulfill with Napoli proprietor Aurelio De Laurentiis and coach Gennaro Gattuso though it was stated that he was not eager on the transfer after the meeting.