Serie-A – I Vouched For Osimhen, Says Jorginho


Arsenal midfielder Jorginho has disclosed he vouched for Victor Osimhen before he joined Italian Seria A table toppers, Napoli.

“I knew Osimhen. I had played against him in the Champions League and he had given a hard time to our defenders.

“Giuntoli called me before signing him and I told him to sign him straightaway, he is very promising and is doing really well. There is winning energy,” Jorginho told DAZN.

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Osimhen, a Nigerian striker, joined Napoli from French Lique 1 side, Lille, in 2020. He is presently the top scorer in Serie A with 18 goals from 19 appearances.

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The Nigerian footballer grabbed his 100th career goal in his 197th professional game, faster than Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. It came in an incredible style too as he struck the ball past the keeper from an impossible angle next to the by-line.

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