Napoli famous person Victor Osimhen has revealed he acquired large provides from Saudi Arabia throughout the summer time switch window, admitting it was arduous for him to say no.
Osimhen, 24, is likely one of the finest strikers on this planet. The Nigerian is nice with the ball at his toes, can create probabilities together with his measured passes, and is an unbelievable scorer. Final season, Osimhen scored 26 targets and supplied 5 assists in 32 Serie A matches, serving to the Partenopei to the title.
Osimhen Confirms Receiving Eye-Popping Affords From Saudi Golf equipment
The Saudi Professional League has grow to be a sizzling spot for prime soccer gamers the world over, and final summer time, they supposedly tried to get their palms on probably the most sought-after strikers on this planet. In accordance with stories, Al-Hilal tabled a €200 million ($214.30 million) supply for Osimhen and had been additionally ready to provide him a life-changing contract.
Talking on former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel’s present, The Obi One Podcast, Osimhen stated it was arduous to show down a transfer to Saudi, as it could have modified his life.
The 27-cap Nigeria worldwide stated (by way of Liverpool ECHO):
“What was stated is true. I’ve to be trustworthy, I by no means considered leaving final summer time as a result of Napoli wished to maintain me, however when the supply got here from Saudi Arabia, an enormous supply, it was arduous to refuse.
“I spoke to Napoli and determined to remain. It was loopy – the extra I stated no, the extra they elevated the monetary supply. It will have modified my life, they by no means gave up. As a lot as you play soccer for cash, there may be additionally a lot extra to it.”
Osimhen Reveals Which Two Premier League Jerseys He Had Rising Up
Osimhen has been closely linked with a swap to the Premier League, with Liverpool, Chelsea, and Manchester United rising as potential suitors.
Chatting with Mikel, Osimhen shunned naming his favourite Premier League membership however stated that he had Chelsea and Manchester United jerseys in his assortment. He stated:
“I don’t have a favorite Premier League staff however I’ve two jerseys: Chelsea and Man United. Many mates of mine are Chelsea followers, few are Man Utd followers.
“In Nigeria the Premier League is the most-watched league. The Premier League is probably the most appreciated league by each African participant — it’s an enormous league.”
Any staff that manages to land Osimhen can depend themselves fortunate, as there are only a few gamers who can match his high quality. He has performed 111 video games for Napoli in all competitions for the reason that 2020-21 season, scoring 65 occasions and offering 15 assists. His contract with the membership expires in June 2025.