‘It will be difficult to keep him’ - Napoli legend makes Osimhen admission

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SUPER EAGLES ‘It will be difficult to keep him’ - Napoli legend makes Osimhen admission

Tunde Young 11:13 - 30.01.2023

Napoli legend Antonio Careca admits Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen could leave the club at the end of the season.

Brazilian legend Antonio Careca has warned that his former club could lose their current superstar Victor Osimhen at the end of the season.

The Nigerian striker has been the toast of Naples this season so far with 14 goals in 16 league games so far in Napoli’s title charge.

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As a result, Osimhen has become a big transfer interest for top clubs in Europe which led to Careca admitting that Napoli will face an uphill battle trying to keep him beyond this season.

Careca on Osimhen

Former Napoli star Careca has claimed that it would be tough for the club to extend Osimhen's contract this summer.

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The 62-year-old disclosed to Channel 8’s microphones during the “Legends” broadcast as quoted by Tuttonapoli as saying “Napoli is ready to win."

"It is clear that there are still many games to go, however, it has everything to succeed: a great goalkeeper, a great defence, a midfield that works very well and a very strong attack,” Careca continued on Gli Azzurri's chances.

Careca further shared his thoughts on Napoli's top scorer “Osimhen away at the end of the season? If he wins the Scudetto he will be more valuable than he is now."

Antonio Careca says it will be difficult for Napoli to keep Osimhen

"It will be difficult to keep him, there is no telling what the president will want to do next year. I hope he can stay, but I see it as difficult,” Careca concluded.

Sao Paulo-born Careca was a Napoli player for six years and part of the 'Ma-Gi-Ca' front three along with Diego Maradona and Bruno Giordano which won Napoli's second Scudetto in 1990.

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