Osimhen confirmed for Napoli pre-season training camp


Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is set to attend Napoli’s pre-season with the Italian Serie A club’s training camp set to run from August 24 to September 4.

According to Footballitalia.com, Napoli has announced their pre-season training camp will run from August 24 to September 4 in Castel di Sangro.

The location was chosen by the club and chief coach, Gennaro Gattuso in a valley near L’Aquila in the Abruzzo region.

A statement confirmed the pre-season training for 2020-21 would begin on August 24 with a session that same afternoon.There will be two friendly tests during the retreat. It will then end on September 4, ahead of the new Serie A Season.

Osimhen recently completed switch from Lille to Napoli in a deal that could eventually sum up to a record €80m, and is already tipped to have an excellent impact at his new Serie A outfit.

The transfer was finally completed on July 31 for €50m in cash, €10m in bonuses plus ownership of goalkeeper, Orestis Karnezis and three youth team players of the Partenopei.

The transfer was protracted because Osimhen disengaged his agent, Jean-Gerard Benoit Czajka and replaced him with William D’Avila who completed the remainder of the negotiations with Napoli and Lille.

The 21-year-old impressed with a rich vein of form at Lille after arriving from Sporting Charleroi of Belgium, netting 18 goals and making six assists in 38 games in all competitions.


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