Manchester United reportedly seem ready to try to win the race to sign Napoli forward Victor Osimhen.
The 24-year-old striker has enjoyed a sensational campaign with the Italian outfit during the 2022-23 season, contributing 28 goals and five assists from 36 appearances in various competitions.
His contributions have been particularly influential in Napoli’s triumphant Serie A title-winning journey, where he showcased his striking prowess by finding the back of the net on 23 occasions, while also contributing five assists.
With several renowned clubs, including Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, and Chelsea, vying for his signature. However, Manchester United have emerged as serious contenders in the pursuit of Osimhen’s talents. Il Mattino reports that the Red Devils hold a significant advantage in securing the striker’s services in the upcoming transfer market.
While Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly prepared to make a tempting offer for the Nigeria international, who is harbouring a strong desire to ply his trade in the Premier League when the summer transfer window.
It is worth noting that United’s pursuit of attacking reinforcements doesn’t stop at Osimhen alone. Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane has persistently been linked with a move to Old Trafford.
It remains to be seen whether the 20-time English champions can successfully orchestrate this major signing or if other suitors will mount a last-ditch challenge.
With two years left on Osimhen’s contract with Napoli, the Serie A outfit holds a position of strength in any prospective negotiations.
Manchester United eager to bolster their striking department and are determined to secure the services of at least one new frontman in the forthcoming transfer window.
As the transfer saga involving Osimhen continues to unfold, football enthusiasts around the world eagerly await the final verdict. Will Manchester United emerge victorious in their pursuit of the prolific Nigerian forward, or will Napoli’s unwavering stance prevail? Time will reveal the answer, adding another captivating chapter to the drama of the beautiful game.