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Lille confirm offers for Osimhen

Lille confirm offers for Osimhen

French Ligue 1 side Lille have confirmed receiving multiple offers from several clubs for Nigerian star Victor Osimhen.

Osimhen has not been in France for more than a season and it seems he is destined for the exit door now with Lille Chief Gerard Lopez confirming that the club has received bids for the player.

‘There is a wide array [this summer] and I wouldn’t want to give the names of the clubs who are bidding but what I can tell you is that there are multiple [offers]. There are three championships that have clubs that have bid for him,” Lopez tells Sports Mail.

Osimhen is being lined by several clubs from England, Italy, Germany and Spain and could fetch as much as Nicolas Pepe when he joined Arsenal for £72million.

English clubs Chelsea are said to be battling with rivals Manchester for the signature of the starlet.

“I am not being a sales guy because last year people didn’t believe that we had the offers we had with [Nicolas] Pepe and it turns out we had multiple of them,” he adds.

“Let me tell you with Osimhen, it is the same thing, whatever number you heard, the high number I have read is very much on the money of the offers that we have received. That’s where we are.”

The 21-year-old striker is a hot property in Europe at the moment with an impressive season in the French Ligue 1 having scored 18 goals in 38 matches in all competitions.

An African football Journalist based in the town of Kabwe, Zambia.

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