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Soccer News of Wednesday, 25 January 2023


Ex-Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne showers encomiums on Osimhen

Lorenzo Insigne and Victor Osimhen Lorenzo Insigne and Victor Osimhen

Former Napoli captain Lorenzo Insigne has extolled Victor Osimhen for his outstanding performances for Napoli week in, week out.

Osimhen's performance has been on an upward trajectory since arriving at the club in 2020.

The 24-year-old has been Napoli's talisman in their chase for their first Scudetto title since the 1989-1990 season.

Osimhen has managed 13 goals and 3 assists in 15 Serie A appearances to propel Spalletti's men to a healthy lead at the top of the league log.

“He [Osimhen] is getting better before our eyes and his potential is starting to come out, Insigne said as per GdS.

“Spalletti is exploiting his unique traits like his athletic ariel ability, his progression, and his coordination.

“I’m very happy for Victor, he’s a really great person.”

Insigne left Napoli at the end of last season to ply his trade for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.