0Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen signed for Napoli from Lille in the summer of 2020. Ever since, he has scored 21 goals in 52 appearances in all competitions. On the other hand, Portuguese Rafael Leao signed for AC Milan from Lille in the summer of 2019. He has made 103 appearances ever since, scoring 24 goals. Both Lille ex-players have made the Serie A more exciting to watch with their spectacular performances.
Former Milan and Napoli Striker Giuseppe Incocciati Lauds Victor Osimhen’s Selflessness
Giuseppe Incocciati Gives Verdict on Victor Osimhen and Rafael Leao
Former AC Milan and Napoli striker Giuseppe Incocciati has disclosed what he thinks about both players. Having played for both clubs where the two young footballers currently play, he most likely would be unsentimental with his judgment. Napoli and AC Milan are currently tied on 57 points, having played 27 games each in the Serie A. Both teams will clash on March 6, 2022 in a game that could prove really decisive. Ahead of the match Incocciati said;
“[Osimhen] is a boy who has great room for improvement, he is generous, he fights for the team and always offers himself in the final third to be given the ball by his teammates, unlike Leao who is more individualistic,”
“On Sunday, [Osimhen], with the push of his home fans, can make the match his own and this will be decisive.
“No one between Napoli and Milan can afford to lose, especially if Inter win their recovery match against Bologna, thus overcoming the first two.”
Osimhen could be on his way to the Premier League in the summer, as Manchester United have targeted him as Cristiano Ronaldo’s replacement. Age is no longer on the side of the 37-year old and he could be on his way out of the club. Osimhen would become the second Nigerian to play for Manchester United, after Odion Ighalo, if the deal goes through. Would the pressure of replacing Ronaldo be too much for him to handle?
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