Transfer Expert Marc Behrenbeck Speaks As Nigerian Striker Osimhen Is Offered to Bayern for €110M

Transfer Expert Marc Behrenbeck Speaks As Nigerian Striker Osimhen Is Offered to Bayern for €110M

Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:04 PM
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  • Victor Osimhen is valued at €110million and the Nigerian youngster has been touted to move to Bayern Munich
  • Earlier reports claim the German champions are interested in the Super Eagles striker who had a fine season for Napoli
  • Transfer expert Marc Behrenbeck has, however, disclosed that the Nigerian is too expensive and not in Bayern’s plans

Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich have been linked with Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen as they continue to search for a possible replacement for Robert Lewandowski.

The German champions might lose the services of their No.9 Lewandowski who has indicated he is in search of football elsewhere.

And Osimhen who had a great season with Napoli scoring 18 goals during the last campaign for the Partenopei has been linked with a move to the German outfit, Punch reports.

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Victor Osimhen is not wanted at Bayern Munich according to transfer expert Marc Behrenbeck. Photo: Giuseppe Bellini
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Italian website Corriero dello Sport had reported that Bayern are interested in the Napoli striker, but Sky Sports Germany transfer expert Marc Behrenbeck disclosed that the Nigerian international is not in Bayern’s plans.

Behrenbeck said as per Reutir:

“Yes, he (Osimhen) played a great season, is a really good player, but according to our information, it is not currently an issue at FC Bayern.
“Yes, Bayern wants to get another No.9, but it’s not Osimhen. In addition, the requested transfer fee is far too high. €100m or €110m? No, no way.”

The former Lille of France goal poacher is currently with the Nigerian squad in Abuja preparing for Thursday’s 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.

Lewandowski speaks on why he wants to leave Bayern Munich

Meanwhile, Robert Lewandowski has once again claimed that he wants to leave German champions Bayern Munich in the summer so as for him to face new challenges in his football career.

The striker has won eight Bundesliga titles and scored over 300 goals with Bayern Munich since joining in 2014 from Borussia Dortmund.

Robert Lewandowski has been linked with a move to Barcelona as Xavi Hernandez rebuilds the Catalan side.

Musa wants to continue with Super Eagles

Sports Brief earlier reported that Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has debunked claims he said he was retiring from the national team after the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.

The 29-year-old forward has made a comeback to the Super Eagles after he was invited by newly appointed Super Eagles coach Jose Poseiro ahead of Nigeria’s upcoming AFCON qualifiers against Sierra Leone and Sao Tome on June 9 and 13 respectively.

Musa who has a total of 106 caps for Nigeria revealed his statements at the AFCON were misconstrued and that he will always still honour any call up to the national team.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.