Victor Osimen (25) is increasingly likely to part ways with Napoli. On the other hand, the possibility of reuniting with Kim Min-jae at Manchester United (Man United) is also being revived.
England’s ‘Manchester Evening News’ said on the 29th (Korean time), “Man Utd manager Eric Ten Hag is known as an avid fan of Nigerian national striker Osimen.”
Osimen started on the 28th (Korean time) against Bologna in the 2022-2023 Italian Serie A round 37 away match, scoring goals in the 14th minute in the first half and in the 9th minute in the second half .
Although Napoli drew 2-2, Osimen scored his 25th goal in the league with multiple goals until he was replaced by Giovanni Simeone in the 21st minute of the second half, and was on the verge of becoming the Serie A top scorer. Lautaro Martinez, who is second with 21 goals, 4 goals away from Inter Milan).
Osimen led Napoli to the championship after 33 years at the forefront. As he continued his steady performance throughout the season, he succeeded in attracting the attention of big clubs including Manchester United.
Osimen has a contract with Napoli until 2025. Because of this, Osimen’s ransom has soared to 150 million euros (approximately 213.7 billion won). Nevertheless, Osimen’s interest does not wither.
The most active club is Manchester United. Ten Haag is rolling up his sleeves to sign Osimen to ease the burden on Marcus Rashford next season. Harry Kane (30, Tottenham) was the primary target, but due to Tottenham Chairman Daniel Levy’s intention to refuse to sell, he turned to Osimen.
In this situation, Spalletti’s words are decisive. “He will have an important future no matter what team he plays for and he is above all a good player,” he said of Osimen at the press conference after the match against Bologna. “My teammates love him. Rather than complain, they help him and fix the situation. He will become the best player in the future.”
In addition to Osimen, Man Utd is also looking at other listings such as Randall Colo Muani (25, Eintracht Frankfurt), Rasmus Hoilun (20, Atalanta), Gonzalo Hamus (22, Benfica), and Mohamed Kudus (Ajax).
Manchester United is also known as the leader in signing Kim Min-jae. It is known that Napoli not only met the 60 million euro buyout (transfer permission) amount, but also offered Kim Min-jae an annual salary of 9 million euros (approximately 12.8 billion won) for 5 years. 메이저사이트
Most Italian media outlets, such as ‘Il Martino’, report that Kim Min-jae agreed to Man Utah. Between July 1 and 15, Kim Min-jae’s buyout clause will be activated, but Manchester United are trying to finalize the signing of Kim Min-jae as soon as possible.
Some media are predicting that Kim Min-jae will move to Manchester, England right after the season ends. There is also a prospect that Kim Min-jae will tour Man United facilities after completing a medical check.