Osimhen Faces Huge Expectations As Napoli Clash With Parma In Serie A Opener Today

September 20, 2020
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Victor Osimhen is facing huge expectations as the Serie A season kicks off with the Nigerian striker expected to deliver by scoring plenty of goals in his maiden campaign at Napoli.

A lot has been said about Osimhen’s big-money move to Napoli from Ligue 1 side, Lille and he has been in great form in pre-season with a hat-trick against Teramo particularly noteworthy.

The 21-year-old is now very much set to make his Serie A debut on Sunday when Gli Azzurri take a trip to the Stadio Ennio Tardini to trade tackles with Parma with three points on offer.

In his last pre-season game which was his third, though, Osimhen fired blanks but registered an assist for Napoli which walloped Italian Serie B club, Pescara 4-0 at the Stadio San Paolo.

Also Read: Osimhen, Mertens Partnership Great For Napoli If Gattuso Adopts 4-2-3-1 –Club Legend, Giordano

So far, so good in three pre-season appearances, Osimhen who recently joined Napoli from Lille in this very summer’s transfer window netted six goals and contributed two other assists.

The Super Eagles striker scored hat-tricks in his first two games and Osimhen had netted 13 goals in 27 appearances in the Ligue 1 and was voted Lille’s Player of the Season last term.

With the Edo State-born striker having shone at both Sporting Charleroi of Belgium and Lille where he scored plenty goals in the last two seasons, he is facing huge expectations at Napoli.

By Oluyemi Ogunseyin

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