Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen, a team player, confirmed Naples The Italian said that he did not think about leaving the Al-Janoub team despite the huge Saudi offers he received last summer.
Victor Osimhen said in statements published by journalist Fabrizio Romano: “I have to be honest, I never thought about leaving last summer because Napoli wanted to keep me.”
He added: “But when the Saudi offer came, it was huge. It was difficult to refuse, but I spoke with Napoli and decided to stay.”
Regarding Al Hilal’s Saudi offer, Osimhen said: “It was crazy. Whenever I said no, they increased their financial offer over and over again! It was literally like: Wow, that would have changed my life and they never gave up! But I said: No guys, I’m staying.”
John Obi Mikel asked during an interview with Osimhen: “Next season, I know you will come to Chelsea! I’m telling you, I will be the agent to mediate that deal.”
Osimhen replied: “I will make sure that happens. We have been crying for someone like you, ever since Drogba left the club.”
He continued: I do not have a favorite team in the English Premier League, but I have two shirts: Chelsea and Manchester United, and I have many of my friends who are Chelsea fans, and a few of them are Manchester United fans.
He concluded: “The English Premier League is the league most appreciated by every African player, it is a huge league.”
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