Victor Osimhen picks Number 9 jersey at Napoli

Victor Osimhen picks Number 9 jersey at Napoli

According to Radio Kiss Kiss (via Tuttomercatoweb) which is supposedly Napoli’s official radio station, Victor Osimhen has already chosen a shirt number to wear ahead of his imminent move to the Italian Serie A club.

The Nigeria international has asked for the number 9 jersey used by former Tottenham Hotspur star Fernando Llorente in the 2019-2020 season.


The Napoli number 9 shirt has also been worn by Gonzalo Higuaín , Gianfranco Zola, Daniel Fonseca, Nicola Amoruso and Simone Verdi in the past.


The report added that Orestis Karnezis, currently Napoli’s third choice goalkeeper, could be used as a makeweight in the deal taking Osimhen to the Blues.


Osimhen wore the number 7 on his back at Lille, while he was given the number 18 and 45 at Wolfsburg and Sporting RSC Charleroi respectively.


He has worn the number 9 for the Golden Eaglets, Flying Eagles, Olympic Eagles and most recently Super Eagles following the retirement of Odion Ighalo.



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