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Osimhen to replace Mbappe in Messi, Neymar trio as PSG enter race for €100m-rated Napoli striker

Victor Osimhen could be playing with Lionel Messi and Neymar next season if Kylian Mbappe leaves PSG

Victor Osimhen could return to the Ligue 1 next season to team up with Lionel Messi and Neymar at PSG

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are rumoured to be interested in Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen especially if Kylian Mbappe leaves at the end of the season.

According to Italian transfer guru Gianluca Di Marzio, the French champions are ready to enter a €100m footrace for Osimhen, battling Premier League clubs Arsenal and Manchester United for the Napoli striker.

The 23-year-old Nigerian international has been in phenomenal form this season, grabbing 17 goals and six (6) assists in just 29 matches for Napoli this season.

In an interview with German outlet Wett Freunde, Di Marzio agreed that the English duo of Arsenal and Manchester United should be targeting the Super Eagles striker especially because of his attitude.

The Italian journalist then claimed that French giants PSG could also look the way of the former Lille striker if Mbappe and Mauro Icardi leave the Parc des Princes at the end of the season.

Di Marzio said: "Clearly Arsenal need a player like him because he has a fantastic attitude. It would be perfect for Arsenal, Manchester United, or even PSG.

"PSG if they have to buy another striker because Mbappe goes to Real Madrid and Mauro Icardi is also sold."

Osimhen would be in line to join record Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi and Brazilian poster-boy Neymar as the last piece of the vaunted attacking trio at PSG.

However, Di Marzio stated that whoever would get the signature of the Super Eagles star would need to pay up to €100m before Napoli would sanction a move away from the Diego Maradona Stadium.

"Osimhen would be perfect for Paris or Arsenal, but you just have to keep in mind that the price will be a minimum of 100m euros. I don't know if it'll be the summer for an Osimhen deal," the Italian transfer expert stated.

Napoli signed Osimhen for €75m from French side Lille in the summer of 2020. Despite an injury-blighted period in Naples, Osimhen has still delivered 27 goals and nine (9) assists in just 59 matches for the club.

The Super Eagles striker was also crucial to Napoli qualifying for the UEFA Champions League next season, with the 23-year-old winning the Player of the Serie A Month Award for March along the way.

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