Thu 02 March 2023 | 13:46

Man Utd & Chelsea target Victor Osimhen admits Premier League ambition

Napoli star Victor Osimhen admits playing in Premier League is an ambition of all players but insists he is focusing on this season.


has scored 19 goals in 20 Serie A games this season, and Premier League clubs like Chelsea and

Manchester United

are reportedly interested in signing him.


is 18 points clear at the top of Serie A, and they are close to reaching the Champions League quarter-final stage.

In an interview with the Corriere della Sera newspaper, the Nigerian striker admitted playing in the Premier League is his ambition but said he is focused on winning trophies with Napoli this season.

Osimhen said:

"I think it is an ambition of all players. And who knows, one day...

"Right now, I assure you, it doesn't even cross my mind. It would distract me from a beautiful season. Only Napoli."

Osimhen also discussed his partnership with Georgian winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia at Napoli this season.


There has been empathy from the very first moment


He is very strong, but also a golden boy. This matters to me,"

said Osimhen.

Napoli is close to winning their first Scudetto since 1990 and Osimhen has revealed that before the start of the season they had the belief that they can win the league this season.

"There is a preserved photo that testifies to the moment,"

Osimhen said.

"It was summer and after a fairly hard training session I was talking to Anguissa.

"I said to him: 'Frank, you know that our team is strong and we can really try to win the Scudetto.'

"He was sceptical and I convinced him. Spalletti approaches and asks us what we are talking about. I tell him, he looks at me and says: 'If your team-mates are convinced, as you are, yes we can try.'

"This is how our beautiful story was born, made up of matches, training sessions, men who don't spare themselves. Made of leaders."

source: SportMob

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