Chelsea and Napoli: Victor Osimhen-Romelu Lukaku swap deal not on the desk – report

Chelsea and Napoli: Victor Osimhen-Romelu Lukaku swap deal not on the desk – report

Stories suggesting a possible swap deal between Chelsea and Napoli involving Victor Osimhen and Romelu Lukaku have been dismissed, as reported by Soccernet.ng.

Earlier rumours had circulated that Chelsea was contemplating providing Napoli the Belgian worldwide plus one other younger participant and €90 million in alternate for the Tremendous Eagles striker.

Nevertheless, switch knowledgeable Fabrizio Romano has debunked any ongoing negotiations, placing an finish to the hypothesis surrounding the 2 objective poachers.

Osimhen has been a standout performer for Napoli since becoming a member of the membership 4 years in the past, amassing a powerful file of 76 targets and 18 assists in 131 appearances for the Naples-based membership throughout his tenure.

Whereas Osimhen’s stellar performances have attracted curiosity from high golf equipment throughout Europe, together with Chelsea, Arsenal, and Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli is reportedly holding out for a major payment earlier than contemplating any potential switch.

Moreover, latest claims made by Gianluca Di Marzio suggesting that Chelsea had initiated negotiations with Napoli for a swap deal involving Osimhen and Lukaku have been promptly debunked by Romano.

He clarified that Chelsea has not commenced negotiations for Osimhen and isn’t immediately negotiating with Napoli for Lukaku’s inclusion in any potential deal.

Whereas acknowledging Chelsea’s appreciation for Osimhen, Romano acknowledged that the membership is exploring numerous striker choices, with PSG additionally expressing curiosity within the Nigerian ahead.

As of now, Chelsea has but to finalize their choice on buying a brand new striker, and Romano talked about Benjamin Sesko of RB Leipzig as one other participant on their radar.

Ayomide Oguntimehin


Ayomide Oguntimehin

Ayomide Oguntimehin is a CAF-accredited sports activities journalist and an Editor at Soccernet.ng, with a confirmed observe file in conducting interviews with Tremendous Eagles stars corresponding to William Troost-Ekong, Taiwo Awoniyi, Shiny Osayi-Samuel, Ademola Lookman, and plenty of others. He has additionally made a major affect in breaking switch information tales.

Grounded in video modifying, video journalism, social media administration, and content material technique, Ayomide brings a wealth of experience to his work.

With a Bachelor’s diploma in English Language from Adeyemi Faculty of Schooling and a Grasp’s Diploma in College Library and Media Know-how from the College of Ibadan, Ayomide is well-prepared to excel within the subject.

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