Chelsea dealt transfer blow as Victor Osimhen is set to sign new Napoli contract raising his release clause to £112m



Chelsea have been dealt a major transfer blow as Super Eagles striker target Victor Osimhen is set to sign a new contract with Napoli.

According to Mail Online, the Nigerian international, who has scored six goals in 11 Serie A games this season is set to be rewarded for his good form.

Several clubs are reportedly in the market for a striker, especially Chelsea who have been eyeing a January move for the player.

Osimhen has scored an impressive 66 goals in 116 appearances for the Naples team after joining for a club-record fee of £69.5million from Lille in 2020. 

His goal-scoring form helped the Partenopei win the Scudetto for the time in over three decades.


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