Victor Osimhen’s Move to Napoli To Be Investigated in Six Months

Victor Osimhen’s Move to Napoli To Be Investigated in Six Months

  • The transfer move that took Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen to Napoli is now under investigation
  • There are concerns that those who worked the deal made applied shady business principles which must be investigated
  • An investigator hired for the job has told the Serie A chiefs to give him six months to disclose the details

Victor Osimhen's mega million transfer move from French giants Lille to Napoli is reportedly set to go under a full investigation and the process will take six months.

Those in charge of the Italian Serie A have made clear their readiness to punish any club found guilty of involving in capital gains saga.

Osimhen, Napoli, Lille, transfer, investigation
Osimhen's move to Napoli to be investigated in six months. Photo by Giuseppe Maffia
Source: Getty Images

Recently, Juventus were sentenced to a 15-point deduction in Serie A, and the League is once more ready to go tough on other clubs in which Napoli have been mentioned.

What's at play?

There are claims of falsification of financial statements in the move that landed Osimhen to Napoli from Lille.

Exciting feature: Check out news exactly for YOU ➡️ click on "Recommended for you" and enjoy!

The implication is that those who made the deal work between the two clubs would have many questions to answer in the course of the investigation according to the report on getfootball.

How much was involved?

Napoli paid massive €70 million Euros for the signature of Osimhen in 2022, but it has now been said that there was falsification in the money announced.

The report added that a prosecutor asked for six months for to disclose the unknown secret behind the deal.

Osimhen tops Serie A goalscoring chart

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Victor Osimhen and Ademola Lookman have emerged as the leading scorers this season in the Italian Serie A, as the two Nigerians are in incredible form for their respective clubs.

Since moving to Napoli, Osimhen has never given the club's chiefs any reason to regret coughing up mega millions to buy him from French giants, Lille.

Last term, despite being affected by injuries, the Nigerian striker was still able to score 12 goals for Napoli in the Italian topflight and helped them finish among the top four.

Osimhen has now scored 13 goals this term for Napoli in the Serie A to emerge as the league's leading scorer.