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Victor Osimhen Begins Pre-Season Training With Napoli

Nigerian Star Victor Osimhen is set to play at Napoli by joining the rest of the team in the pre-season training at Abruzzo on Monday.

Osimhen signed to Napoli on a record €70 million deal, Partenopei’s most expensive transfer since Gonzalo Higuain’s €39 million signing in 2013 from Real Madrid.

Osimhen’s final fee could reach €80 due to add-ons.

Napoli released their itinerary on their official website on Monday.

“From today begins Napoli’s summer retreat in Castel di Sangro aimed at preparing for the 2020/21 championship,” the club wrote.

The club also confirmed that they would play two friendly matches in the days ahead.

The first test match is on Friday while the other friendly match is to take place a week later on September 4 against 3rd tier side Teramo.

Victor Osimhen started his career at German club Wolfsburg. He later joined Belgian club Charleroi where he participated in a total of 36 official games scoring 20 goals in 2018/19.

His performances then earned him a move to Lille in 2018/19, where he scored 18 goals in 38 appearances.

Meanwhile, Napoli will end the first phase of their pre-season camping on Friday, September 4, 2020.

The full list of the players to participate in the training are Ospina, Meret, Contini, Di Lorenzo, Hysaj, Malcuit, Manolas, Ghoulam, Koulibaly, Maksimovic, Mario Rui, Rrahmani, Luperto, Allan, Demme, Elmas, Lobotka, Fabian Ruiz, Zielinski, Insigne, Politano, Llorente, Lozano, Mertens, Milik, Osimhen, Ounas, Younes, Bifulco, Ciciretti, Gaetano, Machach, Tutino, Daniele.

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