Manchester United ‘not willing to pay Napoli’s asking price for Victor Osimhen’

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Man United 'not willing to pay Napoli's asking price for Osimhen'

Manchester United might reportedly be priced out of a summer time deal for Napoli ahead Victor Osimhen.

The 24-year-old has been in sturdy type for his Italian membership throughout the 2022-23 marketing campaign, discovering the again of the web on 21 events in 26 appearances, as well as to offering 4 assists.

Osimhen has 19 Serie A objectives to his title this time period, taking part in a key function within the Blues sitting on the prime of the Italian league, 15 factors away from second-placed Inter Milan.

The Nigeria worldwide has additionally netted twice in 4 Champions League appearances this season, with Napoli in a robust place to attain the quarter-finals of the competitors, main Eintracht Frankfurt 2-0 forward of the second leg of their last-16 contest.

Osimhen has a contract in Naples till June 2025, however there stays a bunch of hypothesis surrounding his future, with Man United thought to have recognized him as their main summer time goal.

Napoli's Victor Osimhen celebrates scoring their first goal on February 21, 2023.

The English staff’s plans for the summer time switch window are at the moment unclear due to the possession state of affairs, with the Glazers in discussions over a possible sale.

Nonetheless, the Pink Devils are anticipated to spend large on a brand new centre-forward, with Osimhen and Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane strongly linked with strikes to Previous Trafford.

In accordance to Calciomercato, the 20-time English champions are eager on the Napoli ahead, however they won’t pay the €150m (£132m) that’s being demanded by his Italian staff.

The report claims that Man United worth Osimhen within the area of €100m (£88m), though it stays to be seen whether or not Napoli could be ready to drop their asking price to that stage.

Victor Osimhen in action for Napoli on November 1, 2022.

The ahead began his skilled profession with Wolfsburg earlier than arriving at Lille in 2019, and he scored 18 objectives for the French outfit throughout the 2019-20 marketing campaign forward of a swap to Napoli.

Osimhen has discovered the again of the web on 49 events in 88 appearances for his present facet, as well as to contributing 13 assists.

The Nigerian lately revealed that he ‘goals’ of taking part in within the Premier League earlier than the tip of his profession, with Arsenal additionally thought to be long-term admirers.

“I am working so onerous to be sure that I obtain my dream of taking part in within the Premier League some day however like I stated, it is a course of and I simply need to carry on this momentum and proceed to do nicely,” he advised reporters.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis, although, has insisted on various events that Osimhen shouldn’t be for sale below any circumstances.