2019/20 season: Osimhen Europe’s most expensive summer signing

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has emerged the most expensive signing in the just-concluded European football season after his €81m move, plus add-ons, from Lille on July 31. The move also made him the most expensive African signing of all time,…

Gabriel reconsidering Arsenal move after Manchester United submit bid at 11th hour

Manchester United hope to sign Lille star Gabriel from under the nose of rivals Arsenal after submitting an 11th hour offer for the Brazilian defender. The Gunners have been leading the race to sign the 22-year-old after agreeing a £22.7million…

Osimhen quarantined after sealing €80m Napoli deal

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen signed his African record deal to Napoli from Lille on Friday, and was quarantined by Nigerian health officials thereafter, The PUNCH has exclusively gathered. The deal, worth €70m, which could rise to €80m with bonuses,…

Napoli table N6.5b for Osimhen

Napoli are reportedly trying to close the deal with Victor Osimhen in the next few days, currently in contact with Lille to complete the transfer. Italian journalist Nicolò Schira claimed LOSC forward Osimhen has been offered a five-year deal worth…

Osimhen loves Napoli, says agent

Lille striker Victor Osimhen’s agent, Osita Okolo, says the former Wolfsburg man has had contact with Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso and club president Aurelio De Laurentiis. Okolo also admitted that the Nigerian likes the Naples environment. The Nigerian forward is…

Liverpool may hijack Napoli-bound Osimhen

Liverpool are interested in signing Lille striker Victor Osimhen this summer but will have to battle with Napoli for the highly-rated youngster. A string of clubs have been linked with the 21-year-old in recent months, including Manchester United, Tottenham, Chelsea…

Rohr wants Osimhen in Liverpool

Nigeria manager, Gernot Rohr has spoken about the future of Lille’s forward and rumoured Liverpool transfer target, Victor Osimhen. The 21-year-old has shone in Ligue 1 and could soon earn himself a big move to a major European side, if…

Lille receive €85m bid for Osimhen

Lille have received an €85m bid for Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, according to Telefoot. According to the report, the unnamed club is interested in securing the services of Osimhen in the summer. The Super Eagles forward has been the subject…

Enyeama: Why I snubbed Arsenal, Tottenham

Former Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama said he snubbed offers from Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur because they wanted him as a second choice goalkeeper. The 37-year-old attracted interest from North London clubs after his fine outing with the Super Eagles at…

*Abule-Ado explosion: Lagos pays N2.5m to victims’ families (Punch) *Emergency food market has achieved its goals – Lagos govt (Tribune)

Abule-Ado explosion: Lagos pays N2.5m to victims’ families (Punch) The Lagos State Government has commenced the payment of compensation to the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the explosion that rocked the Shoba community in the…

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