Former Napoli striker Edison Cavani has confessed Victor Osimhen is a huge figure to his family. The Valencia forward claims Osimhen are children's idol.
Edison Cavani has admitted that his children have an undeniable love for Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen.
The Napoli striker has been pulling the strings for his side this season and his 23 goals in the Italian top division has given the side from Naples their first Scdetto since 1988.
Cavani who also had a decent spell with the Partenopei did not hide his love for the 24-year-old either, tagging him as one of the best strikers in the world.
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Napoli are reportedly weighing up replacements with Luciano Spalletti said to be on his way out.
What Cavani said about Osimhen
The Valencia striker told DAZN:
“Idol of my children? They talked a lot about Kvaratskhelia and Osimhen. Even twenty days ago when they came to see me they spoke to me about it. It’s nice to know they have these idols.
“Osimhen? I really like his hunger, he’s incredible, he never gives up, and so in the end that’s what makes you a difference and makes you a competitive player.
“He has everything to continue growing and become one of the best strikers in the world. The Scudetto was also won thanks to his hunger”.
Osimhen’s season in review
Osimhen has established himself as one of the best strikers in the world following Napoli’s growing reputation.
The Super Eagles striker is playing the game of his career having scored 23 goals in all competition as well as helping Napoli win the Scudetto.
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Several top European sides have made their intentions known about signing the Nigerian international for what could emerge as one of the biggest deals in football.
Osimhen failed to find the back of the net during their 3-1 victory over Inter Milan and striker showed discontent when he was subbed off by Luciano Spalletti.
Napoli has two games left to play in the 2022-23 Serie A season away at Bologna and the final match against already relegated Sampdoria.