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Atalanta Join Race For Osimhen, Offer Opportunity For Champions League Action

Atalanta Join Race For Osimhen, Offer Opportunity For Champions League Action

Sporting Charleroi of Belgium striker, Victor Osimhen is being courted by Serie A outfit, Atalanta who are looking to bring the Nigeria international to Italy, Completesports.com reports.

Osimhen put up an outstanding performance in the just concluded season in the Belgian topflight where he scored 20 goals for Charleroi in the league and the UEFA Europa League play-offs.

The 20-year old’s heroics did not go unnoticed in the transfer market with Atalanta the latest club to vie for the signature of the former Nigeria youth prodigy.


Atalanta who finished 3rd in Serie A are looking to beef up their attacking line in preparation for Champions League football and are offering 15 million Euros for the player.

The striker crowned his memorable season winning the Sporting Charleroi Player of The Season award.

Osimhen arrived on loan from German side, Wolfsburg in the summer and the player’s permanent transfer was promptly redeemed by Charleroi at the end of the season for 3.5million Euros.

Osimhen is currently in the camp with the Super Eagles in preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations slated to start in Egypt later in the month.

By Sulaiman Alao

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