Victor Osimhen the Nigeria forward was announced as a Partenopei player on Friday, having signed a five-year contract. He can be a ’30-goal striker’ for Napoli after signing from LOSC Lille, according to club president Aurelio De Laurentiis. Osimhen, 21-year old Nigeria international officially became a Partenopei player on Friday, signing a five-year deal having joined from LOSC Lille in a deal reported to be worth an initial €50 million, potentially rising to €80 million.
According to the analysts, negotiations have been ongoing between both clubs for more than a month with the player growing frustrated at some points, but De Laurentiis is clearly happy that everything has been sorted out and now his new club’s president has this to say: “It is certainly a costly investment, but he is a strong striker who our sports director [Cristiano] Giuntoli advocated,” De Laurentiis told Corriere del Mezzogiorno. “He is a 30-goal striker.