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Victor Osimhen out of Napoli game vs Salernitana with muscle injury

Former Catania Sporting Director Pietro Lo Monaco believes Victor Osimhen will play a vital role in inspiring Napoli to glory this season.

Victor Osimhen will miss Napoli’s trip to Salernitana on Sunday with a muscle injury.

Napoli disclosed this in a statement released on their official website on Saturday.

The club announced that Osimhen left the pitch earlier during Saturday’s training session due to a muscle problem.

Therefore, he won’t travel to Salerno where Napoli face Stefano Colantuono’s side in the Campania derby tomorrow.

Osimhen has played a key role for Napoli this season having scored nine goals in 12 appearances across all competitions.

Napoli and Milan are the Serie A leaders with 28 points in nine games with the former ahead on goals difference.

They have won nine matches so far and recorded one draw which was against Roma.

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