Victor Osimhen nets hat trick on Napoli first debut.
Victor Osimhen scored a hat -trick on his first appearance in a Napoli shirt as the Partenopei recorded an 11 – 0 friendly win over L ’Aquila on Friday .
Napoli officially began their pre -season preparations with a mini-tournament against Castel di Sangro , who were outclassed .
In the second game , manager Gennaro Gattuso deployed a 4 -2 -3 – 1 formation with Hirving Lozano , Dries Mertens and Lorenzo Insigne fanning out behind summer signing Osimhen .
The Nigerian got off to a good start , as he sprinted past defenders to score within 59 seconds .
He grabbed his second goal in the third minute before completing his hat – trick in the eighth minute .
Osimhen showed precisely what Gattuso had meant when he said the striker wasn’ t just a target man , as the former Lille forward also contributed two assists and sparked several other moves with his passes.
A Faouzi Ghoulam header, Insigne hat – trick , plus braces for Lozano and Mertens completed the rout .