Liverpool reports: Reds eyeing January swoop for Napoli star Victor Osimhen

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen during the Serie A match between Napoli and Empoli on 8 November, 2022 at the Stadio Diego Armando Mardona, Naples, Italy
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Liverpool want to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen – and are prepared to battle arch-rivals Manchester United for the Nigerian's services, according to reports.

Osimhen is enjoying a fine season for Luciano Spalletti's side, who have set an electric pace in Serie A and won 16 of 19 games in all competitions (their sole defeat so far this term came against Liverpool).

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...