Can Chelsea in the English Premier League (EPL) have a Nigerian striker?
90min, a British football media, reported on the 10th (Korean time) that Victor Osimen (25, SSC Napoli) is Chelsea’s main recruitment target in the summer 2023 transfer market. Chelsea excluded striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from the squad for the 2022-2023 European Football Association (UEFA) Champions League (UCL) tournament announced on the 4th. It was judged that it was necessary to recruit an outside striker to strengthen the squad, and Osimen came to mind as the target. Chelsea, who are currently in 9th place in the league, are in desperate need of strengthening their offensive power as they only scored 22 points in 21 games.
90min said, ‘Kai Havertz struggled to fill the gap in attack. “Chelsea are ready to sign a new striker in 2023,” he said. “Chelsea scouts were instructed in October to strengthen their reporting on Osimen.
It remains to be seen if it will lead to actual recruitment. Recently, ESPN, an American sports channel, reported that ‘Manchester United (Man United) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are expected to pay a transfer fee of at least 100 million euros (135.7 billion won) to win the Osimen competition in the summer transfer market.’ . ESPN said, “He has become. 카지노사이트 one of the most popular strikers in Europe this season, leading the fight for Napoli’s first Serie A title since 1990.” As they all move to their current clubs, Osimen has emerged as the club’s main option to strengthen their attacking options next season.’
Osimen is currently one of the main resources leading Napoli’s Serie A lead along with Kim Min-jae. With 16 goals in the league, he is the sole top scorer ahead of Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) and Ademola Lukeman (Atalanta, 12 goals). Acquired from Lille, France in 2020, Osimen’s current contract runs until June 2025. There is no reason for Napoli to offer a ‘young main striker’ who is in his mid-20s at a cheap price. Clubs that want to sign him inevitably ‘bleed’.