English Premier League Giants Manchester United Could Revive Chase for Nigerian Striker in January

English Premier League Giants Manchester United Could Revive Chase for Nigerian Striker in January

  • Victor Osimhen remains on the radar of English Premier League giants Manchester United
  • The Nigerian international was heavily linked with the Old Trafford outfit during the summer transfer window
  • Manchester United might revive their interest in the 23-year-old during the January transfer window

Manchester United will be desperate to sign a new striker in January as reports say the Red Devils might revive their chase for Napoli’s Victor Osimhen.

The Nigerian international was heavily linked with the Old Trafford outfit during the summer transfer window, but Napoli are not ready to let him go.

Latest reports have it that Manchester United could revive their interest in the Nigerian international during the winter transfer window.

Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles, Manchester United
Victor Orimhen remains on Manchester United's radar. Photo: Giuseppe Bellini
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Following his performance for the Partenopei during the 2021/2022 season, Osimhen attracted interest from some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

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Real Madrid, PSG, Bayern Munich, Arsenal, and Chelsea were all linked to the former Lille of France hitman.

Soccernet reports that United were searching for a striker until the summer transfer window ended as Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis put a huge stumbling block in form of a €120million price tag for the 23-year-old.

And according to United Plug, Manchester United will continue their search for a striker in January, and Osimhen could be the target.

Osimhen on the sidelines due to an injury

Meanwhile, according to the latest report, Nigerian international Victor Osimhen has been confirmed injured and is set for a spell on the sidelines.

The Napoli forward outclassed Liverpool defenders in the first half of their Champions League clash helping his side to a 4-1 win.

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Napoli confirmed a second-degree lesion in the striker’s right bicep on Friday, but the player has already started his recovery program.

Ahmed Musa ruled out of Super Eagles friendly vs Algeria

Sports Brief earlier reported that the captain of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Ahmed Musa, will not be part of the squad that will face Algeria in an international friendly on September 27.

Musa, who recently joined Turkish club Sivasspor, suffered an injury to his left arm during their 2-1 loss to Ankaragucu in a Turkish Super Lig clash at the weekend.

He was replaced as early as the 19th minute of the encounter as the manager of the side brought on Cameroon winger Clinton N’Jie, who scored Sivasspor’s goal of the game.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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