Osimhen named 3rd best summer signing in European
Osimhen named 3rd best summer signing in European
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Osimhen named 3rd best summer signing in European

Victor Osimhen Osimhen has been named the 3rd best signing in Europe at the summer following his great with Lille.

The Nigeria international has scored six goals in seven Ligue 1 matches so far this season, taking Lille to 3rd position on the log.

According to whoscored.com, Osimhen has won the second most aerial duels (37) in France, behind Monaco's Islam Slimani.

“Speaking of blistering starts, few could have predicted the immediacy of the impact that 20-year-old Osimhen would have at Lille. With the club desperately needing to replace the goals lost following Nicolas Pepe’s departure, the young Nigerian has stepped up and led the line superbly.

“He has six goals to his name in seven league appearances – all of which have come at home – and has won the second most aerial duels (37) in France averaging a game rating of 7.74 with Manchester City Rodri (7.76) and Monaco Islam Slimani (7.93) rating better than the Nigerian,” the website said.

The 20-year-old made his international debut for Nigeria at the third place match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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