The January move window is going all out and one of the Nigerian players being discussed a ton is Lille striker Victor Osimhen.
Any semblance of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur have been credited with an enthusiasm for the Nigeria wonderkid, who has overwhelmed the French Ligue 1 since his late spring move from Sporting Charleroi.
At Friday’s question and answer session, in front of Lille’s Coupe de France coordinate against Gonfreville, Osimhen was approached to respond to theory connecting him with the top groups in Europe.
The Lille number 7 told journalists : “It feels incredible, it shows that I am really, really trying sincerely and I have been attempting to develop myself as a player and as an individual.
“I think I am glad here at Lille, excellent condition for me to create myself as the player I need to become later on.
“As I generally state unfailingly, I am faithful to Lille and they are accountable for my future and they choose in the event that I remain or in the event that I go”.
Osimhen has a sticker price of between €80 million to €100 million and could turn into Africa’s most costly footballer in history if an intrigued club meet his asking cost.
When inquired as to whether he was irritated by the gigantic €80m-€100m move expense set on his head, the Super Eagle answered : “For me, I think I merit it and Lille merit it moreover.
“From the beginning of the period I have been working really very difficult to find a workable pace am today, to get the acknowledgment in France moreover.
“I am not in the best situation to state I personally merit this or not, Lille will choose whenever they need to sell me”.
Counting his stoppage time strike against Gonfreville this evening, Osimhen has scored 15 objectives in all rivalries this term while creating four helps.