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Manchester United, Newcastle keep tabs on Osimhen

Two English Premier League clubs - Manchester United and Newcastle are keeping a close watch at Lille striker Victor Osimhen ahead of the January transfer window.

Osimhen has been in the center of transfer rumors in the past weeks following a bright start to the 2019/2020 Ligue 1 season.

“Barcelona and Manchester United, in particular, follow him regularly,” a report in the French newspaper, La Voix du Nord, reads.

According to the English tabloid, Chronicle, Newcastle coach Steve Bruce has been handed enough war chest to boost the squad in the coming transfer window.

“Newcastle United scouts are therefore keeping tabs on Osimhen. The club’s winter talent search is well underway as head of recruitment Steve Nickson and his team looks to compile a list of options for Steve Bruce in the next couple of windows.” The Chronicle said.

Osimhen has been in top form since joining Lille from Sporting Charleroi for €12m in August, scoring eight goals and providing two assists in 12 appearances for Lille.

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