Galtier reveals Lille will cope against PSG without suspended Osimhen

Galtier reveals Lille will cope against PSG without suspended Osimhen

Lille manager, Christophe Galtier reveals his team is well equipped to cope with the absence of Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen in today’s French Ligue 1 tie against PSG at the Parc des Princes.

 


Osimhenwill sit out of the week-14 clash against Thomas Tuchel’sside due to suspension.

 

The 20-year old has hit the ground running for the Les Doguesthis term after his summer arrival from Belgian outfit, Sporting Charleroi, scoring seven goals in 13 league appearances for the club.

 

Despite the Nigeria international huge importance to the team, Galtier believes the other strikers will live up to expectation.

 

“In our attack, we have Victor who is the most efficient, but other strikers can and know how to score,” Galtier told a news conference on Thursday.

 

Centre-back Jose Fonte also shared his gaffer’s view and added that other forwards must step in Osimhen’s absence.

 

“Victor (Osimhen) is an important player, he will not be here tomorrow, he will be suspended, that’s how it is, we have a very good team with solutions, and other players need to understand this. They need to make use of the opportunity,” Fonte told reporters.

 

The former Wolfbursg striker recently bagged three goals and two assists in two games for Super Eagles in their 2021 AFCON qualifiers.

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