Napoli president De Laurentis has revealed how much Victor Osimhen is set earn after his move to the Serie A.
Victor Osimhen finally completed a move to Serie A club Napoli on Friday, and more details have been revealed.
It has been reported that the president of Napoli Aurelio De Laurentis chose to spend big on the former Lille star due to pressure from Genaro Gattuso who was keen on signing Victor Osimhen.
De Laurentis revealed that Napoli paid a total of €80m including add one for the Nigerian international this made Osimhen only the fifth most expensive transfer in the Serie A.
The Ultimate striker’s product is set to earn a huge some of €4.5m annually according to De Laurentis.
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Speaking in an interview with Radio Kiss Kiss per Manu Lonjon, De Laurentis said: “Gattuso was very keen on the arrival of Osimhen. We will pay around 80M to Lille and between 4 and 4.5M per season to the player.”
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Osimhen scored 18 goals in all competitions for Lille last season attracted interest from other top European clubs including Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, AC Milan, and a host of others before finally joining the Gli Azzurri.