Manchester United, Manchester City to Battle For Victor Osimhen

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Premier League champions Manchester City and Manchester United are both scouting Napoli striker Victor Osimhen. Victor Osimhen has been impressive for Napoli so far this season which has attracted several top clubs in Europe.

Both Manchester clubs are keeping tabs on the forward. The Nigerian international has been in brilliant form for the Neapolitans. And has now been rewarded for his extraordinary performance. Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has picked his first major award in the Italian Serie A. After he was named the player for the month of September.

After an underwhelming first season. Osimhen is now finally proving his €68 million transfer fee. He has scored seven goals in eight outings for the Partenopei this season. The 22-year-old joined Napoli from Lille last September. And has scored 17 goals in 38 appearances for the Italian outfit in all competitions.

€110m price tag for Victor Osimhen

Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain are alsoscouting the forward. Psg are also scouting in Dortmund forward Erling Haaland. Psg look set to lose forward Kylian Mbappe on a free transfer next summer. Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis according to the report would only listen to offers in the region of €110m for the in-demand attacker. Osimhen is under contract until June 2025. Placing the club in a strong position when it comes to any potential negotiations.

Man City are still looking for a new striker, having missed out on Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane over the summer. And with Raheem Sterling looking for a move away, City can be potentially looking for new attacking options.

On the other hand, Man United are believed to be planning to target another forward in 2022. Despite re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo before the end of the recent transfer window. But Napoli would only listen to offers in the region of €110m for the Nigerian forward.

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