Man United suffer Victor Osimhen blow as striker expresses love for Napoli: report

Manchester United rumoured transfer target Victor Osimhen of Napoli looks on from the bench during the Serie A match between Napoli and Hellas Verona at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on April 15, 2023 in Naples, Italy.
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Manchester United's chances of signing Victor Osimhen this summer may have taken a hit, after the Napoli striker declared his love for the Serie A leaders.

Osimhen, 24, has been in prolific form for Luciano Spalletti's Partenopei this season, banging in 25 goals to help them to the cusp of a first scudetto since 1990 and into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time ever.

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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...