Osimhen completed within the eighth place within the Ballon d’Or rankings, turning into the primary ever Nigerian to take action, and the primary within the prime twenty since Kanu.
AFCON-winning Tremendous Eagle, John Mikel Obi, has inspired Napoli ahead, Victor Osimhen to maneuver to Chelsea on the finish of the season, Soccernet.ng studies.
Mikel received the African Cup of Nations match with Nigeria in 2013, coming off the again of UEFA Champions League success with Chelsea in 2012, and has been filled with reward for Victor Osimhen.
Osimhen scored probably the most objectives within the Italian Serie A final season, carting away the golden boot award, and handing Napoli their first Scudetto in over three a long time.
Mikel, for many of his profession, was recognized for donning the proud colors of Chelsea, however their kind has been plummetting in current occasions.
The previous Tremendous Eagles captain talked about that his country-man, Osimhen, could possibly be the person to revive Mauricio Pochetinno’s aspect, and even likened the 24-year-old striker to his former teammate, Didier Drogba.
“He’s acquired the character and the vanity. When he walks, you possibly can inform somebody simply walked into the room, and that’s what Didier had. I feel he’s fairly near what Didier was and my recommendation for him could be to come back to Chelsea,” Mikel stated on the Obi One podcast.
Osimhen has been unable to function for Rudi Garcia’s aspect after choosing up an damage over the past Worldwide Break.