Hot demand Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has joined Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and league’s joint-top scorer Wissam Ben Yedder to make Ligue 1 Team of the Season chosen by legendary former France midfielder Luis Fernández, who now works as a pundit for beIN SPORTS.
The 21-year-old Nigeria international found the net against nine different teams in league of Nantes, Saint-étienne, Angers, Strasbourg, Nîmes Olympique, Dijon, Stade Brest, Monaco, Marseille.
Osimhen was named among the substitutes in France Football and L’Equipe’s Team of the Season.
In a 4-4-2 formation, Osimhen was partnered in attack with Monaco’s Wissam Ben Yedder, with Neymar and Kylian Mbappe playing in right and left midfield respectively.
Rennes starlet Eduardo Camavinga and Monaco’s Aleksandr Golovin were selected as the holding midfielders; the defence contained Juan Bernat (PSG), Yunis Abdelhamid (Reims), Аlvaro González (Marseille) and Hamari Traore (Rennes); Matz Sels (Strasbourg) started in goal.
With 13 goals to his name in the cancelled season, Osimhen is currently the highest scoring Nigerian in Europe’s top five leagues and is being courted by Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Napoli AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspurs ahead of the upcoming transfer window.