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After A Hidden Didier Drogba Chelsea Confession, Victor Osimhen Deals Arsenal An £84 Million Trade Blow.

Victor Osimhen has dealt Arsenal a knockout blow in their pursuit of a new striker during the forthcoming transfer window. The 23-year-old has been extensively linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium, but his recent admission may cause a stir among Gunners supporters.

The north London club is one of the clubs connected with a bid for the Nigeria international as Edu attempts to bolster Mikel Arteta’s front line. Arsenal, as previously reported by football. london will pursue two center-forwards this summer.

While it is thought that Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus and Roma’s Tammy Abraham are on the club’s radar, rumors say that Osimhen is another possible alternative. Transfer guru Gianluca Di Marzio told Edu last month that Arsenal will have to pay at least €100 million (£83.7 million) to secure the striker’s services.

Victor Osimhen

According to La Gazzetta Dello Sport, as published by The Express, Osimhen would like to join Arsenal over Manchester United and Newcastle. While Chelsea has not been acknowledged with a clear interest in the talisman, Thomas Tuchel’s side has been given an outside chance should they enter the contest.

That is because Osimhen has revealed that Didier Drogba was his childhood idol, with many of his childhood buddies professing to be Chelsea fans. The Napoli striker discussed his relationship with Chelsea with the Nigerian Football Federation during the international break.

“My childhood idol is Didier Drogba,” Osimhen told NFF TV. “When I scored against Chelsea.” The feeling is that I have many Chelsea fans among my friends, and they messaged me before the game that it doesn’t matter if Chelsea beats Lille 5-1 or 5-2 as long as I score.

“They wanted me to realize my dream, and I’m overjoyed. It’s one of my favorite moments in my career.”

Osimhen appeared in 27 Serie A games for Napoli this season, contributing to 19 goals. His outstanding performances led the Italian giants to Champions League qualification and within seven points of a Scudetto.Osimhen


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