Osimhen, Mikel Obi and 8 Other Nigeria’s Most Expensive Signing in History

Osimhen, Mikel Obi and 8 Other Nigeria’s Most Expensive Signing in History

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:07 PM
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  • Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen last year completed a mega million move to Serie A side Napoli from Lille
  • The 23-year-old is now the most Nigeria's most expensive signing ever following the move to Napoli
  • Alex Iwobi is occupying second position on the table while the likes of Iheanacho and Bassey are also on the list

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has emerged as Nigeria's most expensive signing so far in history following his mega million £74m move from French side Lille to the Italian giants.

And since moving to Napoli, Victor Osimhen has been impressive for the side and scored incredible goals for them last season even though they did not win the League.

The Nigerian also recently resumed training back at Napoli as the Italian giants are preparing for the coming season.

Calvin Bassey, Ajax, Rangers, Super Eagles.
Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey being unveiled by Ajax
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According to to a tweet, Alex Iwobi is the second most expensive Nigeria's signing ever so far in history following his move to Everton from Arsenal.

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See the table below and the prices

1. Victor Osimhen £74m from Lille to Napoli

2. Alex Iwobi £35m from Arsenal to Everton

3. Kelechi Iheanacho £25m from Man City to Leicester

4. Calvin Bassey £23m from Rangers to Ajax

5. Ademola Lookman £22.5m from Everton to Leipzig

6. Odion Ighalo £20m from Watford to Yatai

7. Wilfred Ndidi £18m from Gent to Leicester City

8. Taiwo Awoniyi £17.5m from Union Berlin to Nottingham Forest

9. Ahmed Musa £16.6m from CSKA Moscow to Leicester City

10. John Obi Mikel £16m from Lyn to Chelsea

European Giants Ajax Announce Mega Million Signing of Top Super Eagles Star

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Dutch giants Ajax completed the signing of Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey on a five-year deal from Scottish side Rangers in what seems to be a dream move for the Nigerian.

The Dutch side will pay a transfer fee of €23m to Rangers, including variables, that could increase to €26.5m.

The Nigerian international comes in as a direct replacement for Argentina international, Lisandro Martinez.

According to the confirmation by Ajax on their website, they stated clearly that they are expecting Calvin Bassey to bring his experience to help the club for next season.

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