Victor Osimhen

By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS

Victor Osimhen is edging close to signing a new contract with Serie A club Napoli which could include a release clause.

The 24-year-old is one of the hottest topics in the summer transfer window following his incredible season with the Partenopei

Osimhen played a crucial role in Napoli’s Scudetto success, scoring 26 goals in 32 league games.

He attracted the attention of multiple clubs like Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Napoli are pushing to tie down Osimhen to a new long-term contract, extending his stay from 2025 to 2027.

The Nigerian would be given a significant raise, from €4.5m net to €7m net per season, and a release clause could be included in his contract – worth around €100-120m.