Thursday, February 22, 2024

Chelsea, Liverpool, Man Utd in hot chase for Osimhen

English Premier League giants Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are in hot chase for Super Eagles terrific striker, Victor Osimhen and are reportedly set to hold meetings with his representative this week.

According to transfer journalist Sacha Tavolieri, he revealed at the weekend that the aforementioned clubs are exploring a move for the dare-devil striker who has previously expressed his desire to play in the Premier League.

The 24-year-old’s contract with Napoli ends in 2025 and discussion over a contract extension is going on between his agent, Roberto Calenda and the Italian Serie A champions.

The Blues’ striker was one of the most prolific strikers in Europe last season having scored 31 goals in all competitions which ranked him among the top ten top scorers in the European top 5 leagues.

He also broke several records in what was his best season in the European top flight and ended the season as the Italian top scorer and was named the best forward.

This informs the £150 million price tag that has been slapped on him by Napoli President, Aurelio De Laurentiis.

French Ligue 1 champions, PSG also have a genuine interest in the Super Eagles forward as well as German Bundesliga giants, Bayern Munich.

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