Tottenham Manager Antonio Conte Interested in Signing Super Eagles Striker During Summer Transfer Window

Tottenham Manager Antonio Conte Interested in Signing Super Eagles Striker During Summer Transfer Window

  • Victor Osimhen is now on Tottenham’s radar as reports say Antonio Conte is interested in the Nigerian
  • The striker has been in devastating form since joining Italian side Napoli in the summer of 2020
  • Bayern Munich could snap up Harry Kane at the end of the season, and Osimhen could be signed as a replacement

With Harry Kane being linked with a move to join German club Bayern Munich next summer, Tottenham manager Antonio Conte could make efforts to sign Victor Osimhen.

It was gathered that the Italian tactician already spoke with Napoli chief Fabio Paratici that he would want the Nigerian striker to replace Kane.

According to Sport Italia, Spurs are willing to offer a figure of around €85m (£74m) for the 23-year-old striker, with Conte believed to be stunned by Osimhen’s prowess in front of goal.

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Victor Osimhen, Super Eagles, Tottenham
Victor Osimhen is on the radar of Premier League club Tottenham. Photo: Matteo Ciambelli
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After moving to Italy from French club Lille in the summer of 2022, Osimhen has been in breathtaking form as he scored ten goals Serie A goals in his first season and then fourteen goals last season.

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The Nigerian international, who earns £97k-per-week also produced a fine performance in the Europa League, notching four goals in five appearances.

FBref also claims Osimhen’s returns in the final third actually better Kane’s in a number of important metrics, with the Napoli striker ranking in the top 6% of centre-forwards in Europe’s big five leagues and European competitions for non-penalty goals per 90.

Man Utd to revive Victor Osimhen chase

Meanwhile, 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.

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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.

Following his performance for the Partenopei during the 2021/2022 season, Osimhen attracted interest from some of the biggest clubs in Europe.

Osimhen suffers injury

Sports Brief earlier reported that 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.

The 23-year-old tormented the entire Liverpool defence and got injured late in the first half before substituting in the 43rd minute.