Victor Osimhen: I can’t wait to play for Napoli.

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Victor Osimhen

Napoli sign Nigeria forward Osimhen from Lille.

Napoli have completed the signing of forward Victor Osimhen from Lille, the club announced on Friday.

The talented player will see a  €70million payday in the first year which could rise to €80million based on performance-related add-ons.

The deal is the most expensive signing in the history of the club and the highest transfer deal of the summer so far.

Osimhen’s deal is €1million more than the African record transfer fee Arsenal paid Lille for Ivory Coast international Nicolas Pepe last summer.

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Victor Osimhen tweeted his excitement over the move to the Italian clubside, he announced that he can’t wait for next season to begin so he could play in the Serie A.

Victor Osimhen scored 18 goals in 32 games for French club Lille, which will make the official announcement of his departure today.

Osimhen will wear the No.9 jersey at Napoli next season.

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