Napoli’s Osimhen is close to returning as he worked on the pitch

Mon 07 December 2020 | 15:06

The Nigerian striker picked up a shoulder injury during the FIFA day in October, which led to missing five games so far this season.


 has released an official statement about


injury news.

“Napoli got straight back to work on Monday morning following their win at Crotone,”

the statement reads.

“The Azzurri have now turned their attentions to their final Europa League group match, against Real Sociedad on Thursday (18:55).

“The squad was split into two groups for the session, with those who started Sunday's game at the Stadio Ezio Scida doing recovery work in the gym.

“The remainder of the squad began with a warm-up and some passing drills, then focused on tactics, technique, building play and shooting, before finishing with a mini-match and a gym circuit.

“Victor Osimhen had physiotherapy

and worked alone in the gym and on the pitch. Kevin Malcuit had physio.”

source: SportMob