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Victor Osimhen set to break the record of Africa's most expensive player.

Nigeria and Lille forward Victor Osimhen, is set to turn into the costliest African footballer if his revealed €81m (£73.6m) move to Italian giants Napoli fails to work out. 

The Nigerian international at his debut season in Lille won the best player at his club and also won the best African footballer in France.

He caught the attention of big clubs in Europe after bagging 18 goals and six assists.

The arrangement is required to be finished today (Thursday) if everything goes as arranged. In spite of the fact that arrangements is still on going between the two players. 


Nicolas Pepe's record move to Arsenal the previous summer for £72m made him Africa's costliest player. He is followed intently by Congolese Cedric Bakambu and Algerian Riyad Mahrez who were signed by their separate clubs with £65m and £60m back in the mid year of 2018. 


The duo of Arsenal's Pierre Emerick Aubameyang and Liverpool's Naby Keita ocuppies the fourth and fifth position separately.

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