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Osimhen’s revs a huge danger for Inter Milan, warns legendary Bergomi
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Osimhen’s revs a huge danger for Inter Milan, warns legendary Bergomi

The 57-year-old Nerazzurri legend heaps praise on the 22-year-old Super Eagle and warns his former to raise their defensive line Legendary Italy defender Giuseppe Bergomi has warned Inter Milan to raise their defensive line when they come face to face with Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in a Serie A fixture on Sunday. The Parthenopeans will resume their chase for the Italian title after the international break when they travel to face the Nerazzurri at San Siro Stadium.  
Europa League boost for Napoli as Osimhen returns to training
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Europa League boost for Napoli as Osimhen returns to training

The Nigeria international could be available for the Parthenopeans when they square up against the Polish topflight side on Thursday Victor Osimhen has returned to training with Napoli, allaying fears that he could miss Thursday’s Europa League fixture against Legia Warsaw. The Super Eagles star missed the Parthenopeans’ Serie A encounter against the Salernitana due to a muscle strain as the Naples based outfit secured a 1-0 triumph at the Stadio Arechi. If the statement on the Napoli website is anything to go by, the former Lille star is in contention to play when Luciano Spalletti’s men take on the Polish topflight side at the Stadion Wojska Polskiego, Warsaw.  
‘His athletic strength can be devastating’ – Osimhen is Lukaku’s ‘heir’, says Zola
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‘His athletic strength can be devastating’ – Osimhen is Lukaku’s ‘heir’, says Zola

The Italian football great has compared the Nigerian frontman and the Chelsea star ahead of the Parthenopeans’ clash with Sampdoria   Victor Osimhen’s athletic strength can be devastating, according to Gianfranco Zola, who has described the Napoli striker as Romelu Lukaku’s "heir". The Nigeria international took his tally for the season to three in four matches after finding the net in the Parthenopeans’ 4-0 triumph over Udinese on Monday night. Prior to his effort against the White and Blacks, Osimhen had gotten a brace as Luciano Spalletti’s men played out a 2-2 draw with Leicester City in a Uefa Europa Cup fixture.
Koulibaly: Spalletti inspired 10-man Napoli to ‘painful’ victory in Serie A opener
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Koulibaly: Spalletti inspired 10-man Napoli to ‘painful’ victory in Serie A opener

Despite Victor Osimhen's expulsion in the first-half, the Parthenopeans scored two second-half goals to start the season with a win Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has credited manager Luciano Spalletti for their 2-0 victory over Venezia in their Serie A opening game on Sunday. The hosts suffered a huge blow after Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen was shown a straight red card in the 23rd minute for violent conduct. His sending off made Napoli play the majority of the encounter with 10 players, but they still came out on top with goals from Lorenzo Insigne and Eljif Elmas in the second-half.
Osimhen bags brace and assist as Napoli return to winning ways against Spezia
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Osimhen bags brace and assist as Napoli return to winning ways against Spezia

The Nigeria international scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season to help Gennaro Gattuso’s men clinch all three points Victor Osimhen scored twice and provided an assist to help Napoli secure a 4-1 victory over Spezia in Saturday’s Serie A game at Stadio Alberto Picco. The centre-forward is gradually showing why the Parthenopeans paid a huge sum to secure his signature last summer from Lille. Osimhen was afforded his 21st league appearance for Gennaro Gattuso’s men and utilized the opportunity to continue his impressive performances.
Osimhen scores and limps off as Napoli hold Cagliari
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Osimhen scores and limps off as Napoli hold Cagliari

The Nigeria international found the back of the net for the eighth time this season but could not complete the encounter Victor Osimhen scored before he was injured as Napoli played out a 1-1 draw against Cagliari in Sunday’s Serie A game at Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. The 22-year-old is gradually getting back to his best after struggling to make much of an impact for the Parthenopeans at the start of the season due to a number of factors including coronavirus-related problems. The forward was afforded his 12th league start of the season and utilized the opportunity to increase his tally before he was forced off in the second half after he suffered an injury.
Napoli forward Osimhen finally recovers from Covid-19
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Napoli forward Osimhen finally recovers from Covid-19

The Nigeria international has been given the green light to rejoin the rest of the Parthenopeans after overcoming the coronavirus Napoli have confirmed Victor Osimhen has recovered from Covid-19 having been under treatment for more than two weeks. The Nigeria international has tested negative to the coronavirus after spending more than 14 days in isolation. The centre-forward contracted the virus during his visit to Nigeria where he had gone to celebrate the yuletide season.  
Red-hot Osimhen must keep working hard – Napoli boss Gattuso
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Red-hot Osimhen must keep working hard – Napoli boss Gattuso

The Nigeria international has been in terrific form since his summer move to the Parthenopeans and has been urged not to relent on his efforts Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso has urged Victor Osimhen to continue with his eye-catching performances for the club. The 21-year-old forward has been turning heads for the Parthenopeans since his big-money move from French side Lille in July. The striker bagged an eight-minute hat-trick in their pre-season friendly against L'Aquila and continued his fine start to life at Stadio San Paolo against Teramo.

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