Chelsea FC apparently gets into poker for striker Victor Osimhen. Again Mirror reported, the Blues absolutely want to sign the attacker from SSC Napoli in the summer and thus outperform Manchester United. Paris Saint-Germain are also said to be interested in the Nigerian.
However, all interested parties would have to dig deep into their pockets. How Daily Mail and ESPN reported, Napoli is only willing to talk for a sum of 100 million euros or more.
Chelsea are currently in a state of upheaval under new club boss Todd Boehly, which is being implemented with plenty of money and expensive transfers. In January alone, the Blues spent over 350 million euros on newcomers. The signing of RB Leipzig striker Christopher Nkunku for the summer is an open secret, although official confirmation is still missing.
Despite the transfer of the Frenchman, Chelsea now also want to bid for Osimhen up front. The report of Mirror According to Chelsea, they are said to be ready to pay whatever sum it takes to bring the 24-year-old in.
Osimhen is having an outstanding season and has played a major role in Napoli’s clear lead in Serie A. Osimhen has 15 goals and four assists in 20 competitive games this season.
Osimhen moved from his Nigerian homeland to VfL Wolfsburg shortly after his 18th birthday. However, he was not able to assert himself with the Wolves and moved first on loan and later permanently to RSC Chaleroi in Belgium. There he finally made his breakthrough, via the intermediate station OSC Lille he moved to Naples in 2020 for 75 million euros.