PSG, Arsenal and Chelsea Target Osimhen Backed to Succeed in Any Top Club

PSG, Arsenal and Chelsea Target Osimhen Backed to Succeed in Any Top Club

Chukwu Ikechukwu
March 1, 2024 at 3:19 PM
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  • Dosu Joseph believes Victor Osimhen can play in any top club
  • The Napoli striker is presently wanted by Arsenal, Chelsea, and PSG
  • Osimhen has scored 11 Serie A goals this season for Napoli

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Dosu Joseph has hailed Napoli striker Victor Osimhen as a world-class striker who has the ability to fit into any top European team with ease.

The 25-year-old Super Eagles forward is set for a busy summer as English Premier League giants Chelsea and Arsenal are set to battle it out with Paris Saint-Germain for his signature.

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Victor Osimhen has scored 11 goals for Napoli in the Italian Serie A this season. Photo by Alessandro Sabattini.
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According to Complete Sports, Dosu claims Osimhen’s record at Napoli has proven he will not have issues adjusting to a bigger team in Europe if he eventually decides to leave Italy this summer.

“Osimhen is a top-quality striker who has been consistent with his goal-scoring ability for Napoli. He’s a striker who can fit into any top club in Europe, going by his goal-scoring records for Napoli last season and this ongoing season.
“Osimhen needs no introduction because he’s a proven world-class striker by all standards.”

Osimhen joined Napoli for a club-record fee of €70 million in 2020, and the forward led the Naples club to their first Serie A title in 33 years after netting 26 goals last season.

Chelsea told to pay £113m for Osimhen

Meanwhile, Chelsea will be required to pay the full £113million release clause for top target Osimhen of the Blues are serious about buying the Napoli striker in the summer, The Standard reports.

The London club are searching for a new striker, and the 25-year-old Nigeria forward is among the prime candidates being considered by the decision-makers at Stamford Bridge.

Osimhen has netted 11 Serie A goals in 17 appearances this season and has been rumoured to be interested in a move to Chelsea as opposed to his other suitors like Arsenal and PSG.

Mikel wants Osimhen at Chelsea

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Mikel Obi is working behind the scenes to convince Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, to join Chelsea in the summer.

The former Nigeria captain assured Chelsea fans he is working pretty hard to convince the Napoli striker to snub other offers and join Chelsea in the summer.

Arsenal and PSG are the other two teams credited with an interest in signing Osimhen.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..