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Osimhen passes Napoli medical ahead of African record transfer (reports)

According to reports, Victor Osimhen has passed his medical at Italian Serie A side Napoli and the deal could be announced soon.

Source close to the player, Oma Akatugba made it on Twitter that 21 year old had his medical on Saturday and hes in good shape.

"Medicals done @victorosimhen9 is in top health. Everyone in Naples are happy. The club president is smiling from ear to ear. The announcement will happen soon. Stay here. Only here." He said in a social media posts in the early hours of Sunday.

Meanwhile another reports had it that the player is set to be offered his favorite number nine jersey at the club, the number was previously worn by former Spanish player Fernando Llorrnte.

"Today, Napoli removed Fernando Llorente from their Serie A squad, effectively making the number 9 jersey vacant."

"This evening, @omaakatugba reports that Victor Osimhen has passed his Napoli medical." the reports said.

Deal for Osimhen to Napoli has been in place for a long time, but it eventually stalled due to his former agent who reportedly didn't put the Player's interest first.

The deal is expected to be in region of 80 ion euros and Osimhen is expected to 7 million Euros annually as well.

Osimhen joined Lille from Sporting Charleroi last summer and he hit the ground running immediately by scoring 18 goals in all competitions for the club.

He was later named the club's player of the year, he was also named in the French Ligue one team of the year.

Osimhen also became the second Nigerian player to be named the best African player in the French Ligue one after he was awarded the 2020 Marc Vivien Foe award.

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