Osimhen responds to Man Utd links after Napoli's title win

Osimhen celebrates with Napoli fans after Scudetto win

Osimhen responds to Man Utd links after Napoli's title win

Faruq Ibrahim 06:53 - 05.05.2023

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen replied question on his future after Napoli's title win.

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen dismissed talks of a future away from Naples, saying he preferred to bask in the euphoria of their new Scudetto title.  

The Lagos-born striker led the Partenopei to their first league title in 33 years in spectacular fashion, scoring the equaliser in a 1-1 draw against Udinese to earn them the one point needed to clinch the title. 

What Osimhen said 

The ace striker was speaking after the draw against The Little Zebras, which handed them the Serie A title, when he was asked about his next destination.

Victor Osimhen
Victor Osimhen

Osimhen thought the timing of the question was wrong, as he had just led a team to their first Scudetto title since 1990 and only the third in their history.

He revealed that he was only interested in celebrating at that moment, as he could not wait to return to Naples to celebrate with the fans.  

“It’s not the right time to discuss my future. I just want to enjoy this incredible title," per Fabrizio Romano.

“I can’t wait to return to Napoli and hug the fans. I’m so happy for them."

The former Lille man is one of the best strikers in Europe this season and has attracted interest from the top clubs in the continent.  

Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich are some of the clubs that have been linked with the striker, but they will have to wait until at least after he is done with celebrations. 

Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen has been in impeccable form during the 2022/23 season, smashing records and winning accolades along the way

With the end-of-season awards set to take place soon, the Super Eagles forward will be a shoo-in for a number of accolades, including the prestigious African Player of the Year award for 2023.

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