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Sports News of Friday, 14 January 2022


Osimhen to make Napoli return against Bologna

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Napoli’s boss Luciano Spalleti has confirmed that Victor Osimhen could be in the squad for Monday, January 17, Serie A game against Bologna.

The Italian manager made the disclosure at his  post match conference on Thursday.

Osimhen has not featured for the Azzurri since fracturing his cheekbone and eye sochet against Inter Milan back in November 2021.

In his absence, Napoli slipped down to third in the Serie A standing, before being knocked out of the Coppa Italia at home by Fiorentina on Thursday, January 13.

Spalleti attributed some of his side’s poor performance to the absence of Osimhen and he confirmed that, he would be in the squad for the Monday, January 17, game.

“Now we need to look ahead. In four days we have to play in the league and we need to gather energy. Osimhen will come with us on Monday, January 17, we could evaluate the possibility of its correct use “. He said.

Osimhen scored five goals in 11 league game for Napoli before the injury.