Former Lazio Manager Reveals Why Napoli Can’t Win Italian Serie A Without Super Eagles Striker

Former Lazio Manager Reveals Why Napoli Can’t Win Italian Serie A Without Super Eagles Striker

  • Victor Osimhen who was injured in Napoli’s Serie A match against Inter Milan is said to be recuperating as he returns to training
  • The Super Eagles striker who has been in sparkling form for his club has been out of action due to injury he suffered to his face
  • A former Lazio manager Delio Rossi has disclosed that the Partenopei won’t be able to win the Serie without the striker

A former manager of Lazio football club of Italy, Delio Rossi, has stated that it would be tough for Napoli to win the Scudetto without Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, Sporting Life reports.

Osimhen who suffered facial fractures is gradually recuperating as he was spotted at the club’s training ground on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old was initially scheduled to be out of action until January, but he seems to have returned as he was spotted at the club’s training ground.

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Victor Osimhen set for Napoli return. Photo: Marco Canoniero
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The striker suffered terrible injuries to his cheekbone and orbital fracture in Napoli’s Serie A clash against Inter Milan on November 21.

And in his absence, Napoli have managed just one win in their last four matches in all competitions and they have now dropped to third on the Serie A standings.

In a chat with Tuttomercatoweb via Complete Sports, ex-Lazio boss Delio Rossi stated that Napoli can only win the Scudetto with Osimhen on the field of play.

“They all have the same possibilities. The championships are decided in March.
“Napoli lost Koulibaly and Osimhen, for a period they can compensate but in the long run, they can’t.
“We will have to see what happens to the other teams, which is why I say that everything will be decided in March.”

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Meanwhile, Victor Osimhen was undoubtedly rewarded for his performance against Cape Verde as he was given the man-of-the-match award which came with a cash prize of N1m.

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Osimhen also won the Most Valuable Player award and will get another one million naira for winning that.

The Super Eagles striker opened the scoring in the first minute of the game as he sent the fans at the Teslim Balogun Stadium to rapturous celebrations, but the visitors drew level moments later as it ended 1-1.

Victor Moses scores in Spartak Moscow’s win over Akhmat Grozny earlier reported that Spartak Moscow managed to secure all three points against Akhmat Grozny as former Nigerian international Victor Moses was also on the score sheet.

The ex-Super Eagles playmaker opened his goal scoring account of the season during their 2-1 win over the Serbian side on Saturday evening.

Moses seems to be in the form of his life at the moment, but he should have scored at least two goals in the encounter.