Italian Club Napoli Give Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen Condition to Pay Him €1M Special Bonus

Italian Club Napoli Give Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen Condition to Pay Him €1M Special Bonus

  • Victor Osimhen joined Napoli in the summer of 2020 after he was signed from French club Lille
  • The Nigerian international, who scored 14 goals during the last campaign, is expected to do better this season
  • A clause in his contract states that he will be rewarded with a €1m bonus whenever he scores 20 goals a season

Italian outfit Napoli are ready to splash €1 million as a special bonus for Nigerian international Victor Osimhen if he scores 20 goals in a season.

It was gathered that the agreement was part of the Italian club's bid to lure the Nigerian international from French side Lille.

Sunnews Nigeria reports that Osimhen is aware of the clause but has stated that helping his team to win games is much more important.

Victor Osimhen, Napoli, Super Eagles
Victor Osimhen is expected to score more goals for Napoli this season. Photo: Emmanuele Ciancaglini
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The 23-year-old striker said via Own Goal Nigeria:

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“I’m very happy, it was very important to start well. We have to feel the same as last year and start in the best way. I’m not the type of player who sets a goal target, I want to score to help the team. I put the collective in front.”

Last season, Osimhen scored 14 Serie A goals, four more than his tally in his debut season at the club.

Coming into his third season, all eyes are on him to surpass his feat in the previous two seasons.

The Nigerian opened his goal account with a goal in the club’s 5-2 win over Verona.

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Lookman, born in London, assures his characteristics are ideal for Gian Piero Gasperini’s all-attack style of football.

Watford players openly celebrate Dennis’ departure

Sports Brief earlier reported that Footage has shown Watford players celebrate as Nigerian international Emmanuel Dennis dumped the club to join Nottingham Forest.

The 24-year-old recently completed a £20 million transfer to the Premier League new boys as he will now feature in the English topflight.

Some Watford players are happy that the Nigerian has departed the club as it was gathered via Daily Mail that the squad at Vicarage Road were delighted to see the back of him.

Source: Sports Brief News