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Soccer News of Friday, 26 August 2022

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Serie A top striker Immobile says Osimhen will score 19 goals this season

SS Lazio striker Ciro Immobile has predicted the number of goals Napoli attacker Victor Osimehn will score in the 2022/2023 Serie A season.

The 32-year-old in a recent interview has predicted the number of goals top forwards in the Italian top-tier competition will score in the current campaign.

Immobile, who won the Serie A top scorer award last term after finding the back of the net on 27 occasions believes the Nigerian international will improve on his Serie A goal tally from the previous campaign.

“Osimhen? I’m playing a specific number, 19 goals. I really like him as a striker.” the Lazio hitman said as quoted by Football Italia.

The Italian striker also predicted the number of goals top Serie A forwards like Romelu Lukaku, Lautaro Martinez, Dusan Vlahovic, Olivier Giroud, Divock Origi, Ante Rebic, Luka Jovic, Duvan Zapata, Fernando Muriel, and Tammy Abraham are all likely to score in the current league season.

Osimhen has begun the new Serie A campaign on a good note. The ex-Lille attacker has managed two goals and one assist in two Serie A outings.

Napoli currently sits at the summit of the league log with 6 points and a goal difference of +7 after just two games.

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