Napoli place £150m asking price on Victor Osimhen as Iwobi shares info

Napoli have reportedly placed a £150m(£130m) asking price on Victor Osimhen, with Arsenal and Chelsea are interested in the Nigerian striker.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport report, Napoli are unwilling to part ways with Osimhen this summer. The striker became the first African to win the Capocannoniere award in Italy.

Osimhen has scored 21 goal for Napoli this season. He is one of the best striker in Europe this term. As a result, there is lot of interest from top clubs, with TuttoMercatoWeb reporting that Arsenal and Chelsea are keen on signing him in the summer transfer window.

However, £150m is quite a extreme amount of money, but the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea could afford to match the asking price of Napoli. Especially Chelsea could easily match the asking price, as they are not backing off in big money moves.

Osimhen’s market value has rapidly increase this season and with Napoli finally naming their asking price. The Gli Azzurri could soon earn a huge transfer fee from their Nigerian Superstar.


Alex Iwobi has revealed that his country man, Victor Osimhen approached him about some Premier League clubs which includes Arsenal.

Iwobi speaking on The Beautiful Game Podcast, claims that the 24-year-old is doing his homework on some of the Premier League clubs. He said :-

“He has asked. All of them ask. I am sure he probably has the ambition to play in the Premier League.”

However, Napoli will be cautious about the growing the interest and will make their decision in the summer.

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