Victor Osihmen becomes Nigeria’s most expensive player after signing a €50m deal


Top Nigerian striker Victor Osihmen has officially become Nigeria’s most expensive player after completing a big-money move from Lille to Napoli.

Osihmen who scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for the French club in the 2019-20 season, moves to Naples in a five-year deal worth €50 million (£45m/$59m).

The announcement was made by the Serie A Side  in a statement via its website and Twitter page on Friday, saying: ‘SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer.’

Osihmen is also expected to be handed the No.9 jersey and will be presented to the media in Naples after his summer vacation.

The elated play took to twitter to express his joy,

HE wrote: