The Nigeria ahead sealed most factors for Gennaro Gattuso’s males together with his late strike in Sunday’s away win in Genoa
Former Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Benoit Cauet stated Victor Osimhen has began exhibiting his potential at Napoli after he scored his fifth Serie A purpose on Sunday.
The 22-year-old secured the guests’ 2-0 win over Sampdoria together with his 87th-minute strike after Fabian Ruiz opened the scoring within the thirty fifth minute.
The strike was Osimhen’s fifth purpose after 999 minutes of soccer in his debut Serie A marketing campaign.
After preliminary struggles with a dislocated shoulder whereas in motion for the Tremendous Eagles final November, and a optimistic coronavirus take a look at earlier this 12 months, Cauet is of the opinion Osimhen is progressively replicating the eye-catching performances he produced in Ligue 1 with Lille within the 2019-20 season.
“We’re seeing the actual Osimhen. He needed to settle in as quickly as he arrived in Italy. Now he’s beginning to present what he was additionally doing at Lille,” Cauet was quoted as saying by Napoli Magazine.
Final week, Osimhen got here off the bench to assist the Parthenopeans rating their solely purpose of their 2-1 defeat to Juventus. He gained a penalty after he was introduced down by Giorgio Chiellini, which was properly transformed by Lorenzo Insigne.
Previous to the encounter in Turin, the Nigeria star scored a purpose in Napoli’s seven-goal thriller in opposition to Simy Nwankwo’s Crotone on the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, a match they gained 4-3.
On Sunday, Osimhen will likely be anticipated to keep up his spectacular kind when Napoli host Serie A leaders Inter Milan for an important league fixture.
Whereas Osimhen has began to seek out his ft in Italy, Napoli legend Bruno Giordano queried his former membership for his or her big-money transfer for the 22-year-old final 12 months, which was reported to be round €80 million.
“The worth of an attacker relies upon available on the market and the calls for the participant has,” Giordano said.
“I do not know if the Nigerian is value a lot: I do know that Haaland at Borussia price much less and so it’s logical that the sq. ought to query itself given the excessive expectations surrounding Victor, who is barely 22 years previous”.