‘It is very likely he will play for Paris Saint-Germain’ — Agent believes Osimhen is set to snub Chelsea and Arsenal for France move

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‘It is very likely he will play for Paris Saint-Germain’ — Agent believes Osimhen is set to snub Chelsea and Arsenal for France move

Ayoola Kelechi 23:23 - 02.04.2024

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen could be Paris Saint-Germain's perfect replacement for Kylian Mbappe to the detriment of Chelsea and Arsenal

The future destination of Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has been a subject of intense speculation, with top European clubs vying for his signature.

Arsenal and Chelsea have been among the clubs linked with Osimhen, alongside Paris Saint-Germain . However, recent reports suggest that the talented forward is leaning towards a move to France rather than the Premier League.

Insights from Serie A agent

Dario Canovi, the agent representing Bologna coach Thiago Motta, has shed light on Osimhen's potential destination. According to Canovi, PSG is the frontrunner to secure Osimhen's services.

Canovi stated, "In my view, it is very likely he will play for Paris Saint-Germain. It would be the smartest signing to replace Kylian Mbappe, who has been a Real Madrid player for months."

PSG looking to replace Mbappe with Osimhen

Osimhen's potential move is further complicated by his release clause, believed to be around €130m. While both Chelsea and Arsenal have the financial means to meet this valuation, PSG's strategic planning in anticipation of Mbappé's departure gives them a competitive edge.

With Mbappe's essentially ending in the summer amid ongoing speculation linking him to Real Madrid, PSG has been proactive in identifying potential replacements. Osimhen's impressive goal-scoring record and versatility make him an attractive option for the French giants.

Implications for Osimhen

A move to PSG would represent a significant career opportunity for Osimhen, offering him the chance to compete at the highest level in Ligue 1 and showcase his talent on the European stage.

As Osimhen weighs his options, PSG emerges as a strong contender for his signature, with the club's ambitious transfer plans and need for a marquee striker aligning with the Nigerian's aspirations. While Arsenal and Chelsea remain in the mix, PSG's strategic approach and financial clout could tip the scales in their favour.

Osimhen's decision will have far-reaching implications for his career trajectory and the competitive landscape of European football. As negotiations unfold, football fans eagerly await confirmation of his next destination.

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