Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen is expected back in Naples in the coming days after he was ruled out Tuesday’s AFCON tie against Sierra Leone in Freetown.
It was a huge sigh of relief for Napoli chiefs after words filtered in that their prized assets, Victor Osimhen won’t be going under knives ahead of next Serie A fixtures against AC Milan.
Calciomercato reported on Saturday evening that it was a feeling of apprehension at Napoli on Friday after Osimhen was forced to leave the pitch in the 74th minute due to an injury after scoring one of the goals against Sierra Leone in Benin City.
Napoli chieftain, De Laurentiis was said to be worried about the player’s condition after it was discovered that the former Lille striker had a slight dislocation in the shoulder.
But manager Genarro Gattuso and De Laurentiis were relieved after an X-ray gave a negative result, which revealed that the injury is nothing but a light blunt trauma to the arm.
The club now wants their star striker to return to Naples in the coming days to enable the club doctor to ascertain the level of his injury to enable him prepared adequately well for Napoli’s upcoming clash against AC Milan.
Nigerians were left stunned after the national team, Super Eagles drew 4-4 with Sierra Leone despite taking a comfortable 4-0 lead.