Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen was officially unveiled by Napoli today and he declared to help achieve the best.

The 21-year-old had initial fears about racism in Italy, but revealed that a visit to Naples changed his mind.

“I admit to being sceptical about the situation of racism in this country,” he said. “Then, however, I went to Naples and I saw it with my own eyes. At that point, my vision changed, even after meeting the President and with the coach. I’m sure that racism will not be a problem for my career, with the affection of my fans, I will overcome any difficulty.”

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Victor Osimhen pictured in his first training with Napoli

On his preferred position, he replied: “I like to play as a centre-forward, but I can play in any position. I’m happy to be at Napoli and I have fantastic teammates.I define myself as a player who loves the team play. Passion is fundamental for me, my mentality is based on the idea of never giving up. The game is always open.

“Being here is a big step for me, I have great teammates here. I don’t care about the money, what matters to me is doing great things as a footballer. Being here, is a dream come true for me.”

Osimhen explained that his relationship with Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso and President Aurelio De Laurentiis lured him to move to the San Paolo.

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Victor Osimhen getting set for his Napoli debut

“My relationship with Gattuso and De Laurentiis is excellent,” he said at a press conference. “They were like fathers, I received great demonstrations of affection from all the Napoli fans.

“I was convinced I would accept a move to Napoli when I talked to the coach and the President. They are giving me a lot of advice. It’s incredible to receive this affection, for a player, motivation is fundamental.”

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