Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has been breaking all sorts of records with his performances for Lille this season and the latest sees him on the list of Under-23 scorers in Europe’s top five leagues, Completesports.com reports
Europe’s top five leagues are made up of the Bundesliga, the Premier League, Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1 in which Osimhen has so far found the back of the net ten times in 18 outings for the Great Danes.
Marcus Rashford (22yrs-old) is the top Under-23 scorer in Europe’s top five leagues this season with 14 goals for Manchester United, Tammy Abraham (22) has netted 13 times for Chelsea.
Kylian Mbappe (21) has scored 11 goals for French Ligue 1 leaders, Paris Saint-Germain, Osimhen follows with ten goals while Jadon Sancho (19) of Borussia Dortmund and Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez (22) have nine each.
Meanwhile, 21-year-old Osimhen was the youngest to reach ten goals in any of Europe’s top five leagues this season. He was 20 years & 357 days as at the time he scored against Monaco in a 5-1 bashing on December 21, 2019.
By Oluyemi Ogunseyin