Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen backed to be a top player at Napoli
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Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen backed to be a top player at Napoli

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been credited as a player with a strong character that is dedicated to the cause according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Osimhen has since made two league appearances for Napoli since signing for Lille but La Gazzetta dello Sport believe there is more to come from the Super Eagles striker.

“No attitudes of a star or a kid and so he accepted the cloister to learn,” the Italian news outlet stated.

“Trusting ‘dad ‘ Gattuso, who reserves great attention to him, and joking with his companions, especially those who speak English. “

“Osimhen is one of the most attentive to see and review the customized clips that Gattuso’s technical staff has prepared for each of their players, divided by role and department.

“The Nigerian is discovering with great curiosity the importance given to tactics in our championship.

The publication also revealed that Osimhen is involved his Napoli's preparations ahead of the weekend fixture against Atalanta and is expected to be on the starting XI.

"Osimhen takes the opportunity when he can to understand how Atalanta’s action starts and how he will have to press to recover the ball high and make Napoli’s attacking action even more dangerous.

“The Nigerian striker was unable to leave to dispute the commitments of his national team, but like everyone else, he remained in the Castel Volturno bubble, where he learns more about Italian football day after day.”

“Three players started a game with us for the first time, and two of them are doing very well and one needs still a little time to adapt.” 

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