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“We have missed Osimhen” Gattuso Worried about Osimhen despite big win against Roma



Victor Osimhen

Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has expressed  concerns over the injury suffered by his star striker Victor Osimhen, while stressing his importance to the team.

The Napoli number striker suffered a shoulder injury while on international duty with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the Nations cup Qualifier against Sierra Leone on November 13th.

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Osimhen was not missed as Napoli thrashed Roma 4-0 with goals from Lorenzo Insigne, Fabian, Dries Mertens, and Matteo Politano.

The 21-year-old was not included in Napoli’s squad for the third consecutive time since he was sidelined.

Osimhen has been recuperating with physiotherapy and  personalised work on the pitch and in the gym in a bid to be fit for the Gli Azzurri Europa League clash against Az Alkmaar.

Speaking after the big win vs Roma, Gattuso told Sky Sport Italia : “We have missed Osimhen in recent weeks, remember, he is an important player”

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Napoli are currently 5th on the SerieA table with Seventeen points from 9 matches, 6 points behind table-toppers AC Milan.