Football News Update: Victor Osimhen Linked to Premier League Clubs

In a major development for the upcoming transfer window, reports suggest that Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen is ‘convinced’ he will join a Premier League club this summer. The 25-year-old Napoli star, who was instrumental in the club’s Serie A title triumph in 2022/23, has emerged as a transfer target for several elite European clubs, including Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United.

Osimhen’s impressive performances last season, where he scored 15 goals in 25 Serie A appearances, have caught the attention of these Premier League giants. Napoli’s struggles in the 2023/24 campaign, where they finished a disappointing 10th in the league, have further fueled speculation about Osimhen’s potential departure.

“I have already made my decision on the next step to do at the end of the season. I already made up my mind. I already have my plan, I know what I want to do, the next step I want to take.”

This statement from Osimhen has further ignited the transfer rumors, with several top European clubs in the market for a new striker this summer. According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Osimhen’s “priority remains to leave Napoli this summer, the plan has not changed.”

While Arsenal were previously linked with RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Sesko as their main summer target, the 21-year-old has committed his future to the Bundesliga club. This development has reportedly led the Gunners to shift their attention towards Osimhen, with the club said to have “spoken to” the player’s agent about a potential move.

However, the race for Osimhen’s signature is not limited to the Premier League. French champions Paris Saint-Germain and clubs from the Saudi Pro League are also mentioned as potential destinations, though reports suggest that Osimhen is “convinced that in the end one of Arsenal, Chelsea or Manchester United will buy him.”

As the summer transfer window approaches, football enthusiasts will keenly follow the developments around Victor Osimhen’s next move, with the Premier League clubs’ pursuit of the talented striker set to be one of the major storylines in the upcoming off-season.

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