Victor Osimhen, the Serie A top goal-scorer, is dreaming of playing in the English Premier League. The Nigerian striker, who was in Rome to collect the award for the Foreign Athlete of the Year in Italy from the Foreign Press Association, spoke of his ambition to make it to the EPL during an interview.
Osimhen, a 21-year-old forward who plays for Napoli, has been in Italy since the summer of 2019 and has scored 12 goals in the league this season. He said that he wanted to deliver a league title to Napoli fans but also dreamed of playing in the EPL. He said that he has been following the league for a long time and would be delighted to have the chance to play in it.
The striker added that he had been working hard to improve on his game and was looking forward to the challenge of playing in the EPL. He said that he was confident he could make the grade and prove himself if given the opportunity.
Victor Osimhen’s ambition to play in the EPL is not a surprise, as many African footballers have made the switch to the top-flight in recent years. The Nigerian forward has made a name for himself in Italy and will be hoping to emulate the likes of Wilfried Zaha and Sadio Mane who have gone on to become superstars in the EPL.
Osimhen’s dream of playing in the EPL may become a reality in the near future as he has been linked with a move to big English clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal. It will be interesting to see if Osimhen can make the move to the EPL and prove himself at the highest level.