Osimhen’s agent Roberto Calenda gave his support to the Napoli striker and said he did not go to a disco, it was just a family party.
The Nigerian returned to his homeland for the Christmas break but he did not keep to the Covid-19 rules during the party and tested positive for COVID-19 after his return to Naples.
felt sorry afterward and apologized to the club and their fans and
defended the young striker.
“He should not be accused of a family party. He was naïve, but you also need to know the context to get a complete picture of the issue,”
he said to Il Mattino
“We are talking about a 22-year-old boy who has been through a difficult period in recent months.
“He was alone for a long time; he lost his father and things got even worse with the injury. He hadn’t seen his family for months and when he got home, they threw him a surprise party for his birthday.
“It’s OK to judge the mistake, but please don’t consider it as if he went to Ibiza to the disco. Having said that, he made a mistake and apologized to everyone.”