Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen was a man wanted by many top European clubs but eventually chose Serie A side, Napoli.
It has now been revealed why the former Lille OSC striker decided to join the Serie A giants Napoli ahead of many top suitors.
With 18 goals and 6 assists in all competitions for French league 1 side, Osimhen was on the wish list of top European clubs.
This included the likes of Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham, and Barcelona. The race was eventually won by Napoli, which came as a surprise to many of his fans.
According to the player’s agent, William D’Avila, per SSC Napoli news, Osimhen chose Gli Azzurri because it was the best choice for him.
“We chose Napoli because we think that, strictly from a sporting point of view, it was the most interesting solution for him, D’Avila said.
“Also because historically, whoever played in this role for Napoli has scored many goals. We are so happy with the choice we made.”
Osimhen joined Napoli for a club-record fee of €70m plus and addition €10m in add ons. He has been assigned the number nine Jersy and sure is ready to leave up to the hype.