Former Italy Coach Arrigo Sacchi Tells Osimhen What he Expects From Him This Season

Former Italy Coach Arrigo Sacchi Tells Osimhen What he Expects From Him This Season

  • Arrigo Sacchi has urged Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen to exhibit great character this season for Napoli
  • The former Italy gaffer stated that Victor Osimhen must have learnt many things last season at Napoli under Spalletti
  • Victor Osimhen has also started the season impressively for Napoli netting a goal in first game against Verona

Former Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi has explained that he is expecting Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen to show some improvement on his game this season at Napoli.

The 76-year-old made this comment before Napoli's first game of the season against Verona in which Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen scored.

Arrigo Sacchi, Victor Osimhen, Napoli.
Former Italy coach Arrigo Sacchi enjoins Osimhen to shine this season. Photo by Matteo Ciambelli
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Arrigo Sacchi disclosed that Super Eagles striker Osimhen would have picked up more skills after spending one full season under the tutelage of Spalletti at Napoli.

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Despite being disturbed by injury, Victor Osimhen scored 14 goals and created five assists for Napoli.

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Arrigo Sacchi's reaction about Osimhen

"I'm very curious to see Osimhen at work. He has enormous potential, in my opinion not yet all expressed.
"A year of Spalletti 's lessons, both on a technical and behavioral level, should have helped him to improve and get closer to being that leader, which Napoli needs."

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The 25-year-old had just one start during his time at Glasgow Glasgow in the 1-0 League Cup semi-final loss to Aberdeen.

He began his career after he failed to inspire during his Rangers loan as he first joined Serie B side Perugia on loan, where he netted three times in 17 matches.

Sadiq began to impress when he joined Partizan, finding the back of the net 23 times in 52 matches for the Serbian club.

In October 2020, he moved to Spanish club Almeria and was crucial to their promotion to the Spanish top-flight last season.

Source: Sports Brief News