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Buying Victor Osimhen Will Be Problematic For Big European Clubs – Ex English International

The transfer and possible future of Napoli forward Victor Osimhen is again up for discussion amongst football pundits.


Latest to speak about the issue is ex English international, Gabriel Agbonlahor.


Speaking in an interview, the former Aston villa forward, Gabriel Agbonlahor stressed that it will be almost impossible for a club to buy Osimhen.

Agbonlahor talks about Victor Osimhen and a possible move to and English club

According to the former Aston Villa captain, it will be something silly and problematic before top European clubs can afford the former VFL Wolfsburg attacker.


“No one will be able to afford him [Osimhen],” Agbonlahor said (via HITC).

“He will be something silly, £140/150million.”


Victor Osimhen last summer transfer window was heavily linked with a move away from the Diego Maradona Stadium, with club’s from Europe and Asia declaring interest in the Nigerian Forward.


Saudi Arabia side Al Hilal according to reports launched an initial £130million bid for the former Olympique Lille forward. But the bid was turned down by Napoli President Aurelio Di Laurentiis, whose known stance has always been £150million.


Meanwhile, English Premier League giant Manchester United, have the Nigerian in its wishlist last summer, but withdrew from his pursuit due to Napoli’s asking price.


Victor Osimhen who was on top form last season as he finished as Serie A highest goalscorer with 26 goals; and was also rewarded as Serie A best striker. And more recently, he was nominated in shortlisted players for the prestige Ballon do'r award.

Speculations in England has it that Chelsea and Arsenal are lining up a January bid for the Napoli man.


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