Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen Still on Manchester United’s Radar Ahead of January Transfer Window

Super Eagles Striker Victor Osimhen Still on Manchester United’s Radar Ahead of January Transfer Window

  • Victor Osimhen could join Manchester United next year as the Premier League club remain interested
  • The Nigerian international was heavily linked with the Red Devils before the summer transfer window ended
  • United are now considering signing the 23-year-old Napoli striker during the January transfer window

English Premier League club Manchester United are still interested in Victor Osimhen after missing out on the Nigerian international this summer.

It was gathered that the Red Devils are still determined to land the Napoli striker and have set their sights on the January transfer window.

There had been talks of a possible swap deal involving the 23-year-old and Cristiano Ronaldo, but such only ended as a rumour.

Victor Osimhen, Napoli, Manchester United
Victor Osimhen could still join Manchester United in January. Photo: Ivan Romano
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Following the arrival of Erik ten Hag, Manchester United managed to sign six players, but now they are considering a return to the transfer market.

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Further reports vis Express claim United believe the central striker position needs to be strengthened more than the midfield position.

As the club failed to get a good signing during the summer transfer window, Marcus Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo, Anthony Martial, and Anthony Elanga are all battling for that position.

So Ten Hag could still go for Napoli striker Osimhen in January. Last month, reports suggested the Italian club wanted €100m plus Ronaldo in return for Osimhen.

Ahmed Musa joins Sivasspor

Meanwhile, Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has left Fatih Karagumruk to join Turkish Super Lig rivals Sivasspor on a two-year deal.

The Nigerian international, who spent one year with Karagumruk, decided to part ways by mutual consent in a bid to move to Sivasspor.

It was gathered Coach Rıza Çalımbay requested the services of the 29-year-old, and a meeting was held on Thursday.

The red-whites signed the experienced player in a bid to bolster the squad before the UEFA Europa Conference League matches.

Vincent Enyeama set for stunning return

Sports Brief earlier reported that Super Eagles legend Vincent Enyeama has stated that he would love to return to the Nigerian League, where he made his name, before retiring from the round leather game.

After leaving French side Lille, the goalkeeper has been without a club, but the Nigerian has been training on his own to ensure he is fit.

Years back in the Nigerian League, Enyeama made history as he won the CAF Champions League two times with Enyimba of Aba before he moved to Israel.