Juve and Inter have taken the first blows, with the definition of the purchases of Arthur and Hakimi, soon it could be the turn of Rino Gattuso’s Napoli to lay the foundations for the first big purchase for next season. With Milik more and more towards farewell, after the failure to understand the contract expiring in June 2021, Aurelio De Laurentiis is willing to make a very concrete attempt to give his coach one of the most promising center forward on the European scene, the Nigerian born in Lille in 1998 Victor Osimhen.

CONTINUOUS CONTACTS – Author of 18 goals in 38 games in his first season divided between Ligue 1 and Champions League, the former Wolfsburg and Charleroi player soon became one of the most sought-after young strikers in the Old Continent and Napoli believes he has the technical characteristics and athletic to impose itself also in our championship. The contacts with his agent Jean Gerard Czjaka have been continuous, also during the lockdown period and after the official suspension of the activity in France and a new summit is expected in the next few hours, which Napoli hopes will lead to decisive acceleration. According to rumors pending confirmation, the meeting could take place in Naples and in the presence of the same footballer.

THE PRICE – Osimhen is linked to Lille until June 2024 and in recent weeks, by the same admission of President Gerard Lopez, his starting estimate of 70 million euros – strong interest from some Premier League clubs – has dropped significantly (but must take into account the 15% enhancement premium to be paid into the Charleroi coffers). The economic crisis caused by the effects of the coronavirus emergency to several French companies has also involved Lille and Napoli, which hopes to monetize Milik’s sale in an important way – sought by Juve, Milan and Atletico Madrid and for which De Laurentiis continues to ask no less than 40 million – he is ready to realize his liking in the next few hours.

NEW CONFIRMATIONS – Victor Osimhen and Napoli are getting closer. Confirmations are arriving on the imminent arrival of the Nigerian player and his agents in the city in the next few hours to meet the Italian team. Lille striker left France in the morning he should stay in Italy for a few days and optimism about the possibility of closing the deal increases.

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