Osimhen can succeed Messi, Ronaldo — Jose Peseiro

Osimhen can succeed Messi, Ronaldo — Jose Peseiro

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 15:59 - 01.10.2023

Super Eagles coach Jose Peseiro has claimed Victor Osimhen has the quality to play for the biggest clubs in the world.

Osimhen was in spectacular form last season, scoring 31 goals in all competitions to help Napoli lift the Scudetto and reach the quarter-final of the Champions League.

The Nigerian striker has continued to bang in goals this season, with 5 from his first 7 appearances, despite having off-field issues.

Victor Osimhen, Napoli striker || Credit: Imago
Victor Osimhen has been nominated for the FIFA Best Award(Photo Credit: Napoli/X)

Osimhen can take over from Ronaldo, Messi

Osimhen remains one of the most sought-after strikers in the world and Napoli turned down two offers from the Saudi Pro League over the summer, but with the 24-year-old having just 18 months left on his deal in Naples, he may be on the move soon.

Speaking in an interview with Spanish outlet AS, Peseiro spoke about Osimhen's future:

 “The certainty I have is that in the end, Osimhen will be in one of the best teams in Europe. He can play for any top team: Madrid, Bayern, United, City,” 

“He has different characteristics, for example, from those of Mbappé. We don’t know who will be better after Cristiano and Messi finish their fight. Someone will be. Osimhen can fight for that.”

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