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Victor Osimhen Can’t Join Liverpool, Arsenal Or Newcastle United – Napoli


SSC Napoli of Italy striker, Victor Osimhen is not likely to join Newcastle United, Arsenal or Liverpool of England any time soon, following a decision by his club’s top brass are not ready to let him go, megasportsarena.com reports.

Though Osimhen is widely being touted for a move to England, he is instead bound to stay on for much longer at the Italian Serie A club, as the Naples-based side has declared that he is not for sale.

This is contained in a report by Italian sports daily, Corriere del Mezzogiorno, which disclosed on Sunday that Napoli have decided to push aside all monetary considerations starring them in the eye, as they will not sell Osimhen in the January transfer window.

The Naples-based newspaper confirmed interest in Osimhen from Newcastle, who are said to be keen on getting the youngster and Fabian Ruiz from the club, with the struggling English Premier League outfit ready to pay 150m euros for the duo.

However, Napoli chief executive, Aurelio De Laurentiis has turned down The Magpies’ offer, as he does not want to part company with any other player after Lorenzo Insigne moved to USA’s Major League Soccer outfit, Toronto FC.

This could jolly put paid to all expectations of a deal in the EPL for Osimhen, who joined Napoli in 2020 for 70m euros plus an additional bonus of €10m tied to his performances in the UEFA Champions League.

Dramatically, Osimhen remains vibrant in the transfer picture, despite the 23-year-old Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup top scorer having missed 11 matches in all competitions due to an eye-socket fracture and surgery on a broken cheekbone.

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