Lille confirms big offers for Victor Osimhen

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Lille president Gerard Lopez has revealed that the Club has received several offers for the Nigerian youngster.

Osimhen scored 18 goals in his debut season for the club before the league was ended prematurely due to coronavirus pandemic.

Osimhen has been constantly linked with a mega-money transfer to their top teams in Europe.

However, contrary to the reports that agent claimed that only Napoli has shown concrete interest in luring the player away from France, the club president has now revealed that the club ha e multiple offers on the take for the Super Eagles star.

Lopez revealed that the clubs also turned approaches from teams in Spain and Italy back in January.

“There are multiple offers,’ Lopez told Sportsmail.

‘We turned down one English and one Spanish offer this January transfer window.

‘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.’”, He said.

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