Victor Osimhen’s injury return date confirmed

 Victor Osimhen

Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen’s injury return date has been confirmed.

According to an Italian publication, Tuttonapoli, Serie A league leaders Napoli have received a major boost after reports emerged that Nigerian international, Victor Osimhen, will be available for the next UEFA match. Champions League against Ajax on October 4.

The Super Eagles striker suffered a hamstring injury in Napoli’s 4-1 win over Liverpool in their Champions League Group A opener on September 7, before being substituted at just four minutes from the end of the first 45 minutes.

The initial report suggested the 23-year-old would be out for three weeks.

But Tuttonapoli claimed Osimhen would be likely to return in time for Luciano Spalletti’s side’s encounter with the Dutch champions.

“Victor Osimhen could see himself on the pitch for the Champions League game against Ajax,” writes the website.

“We will have to wait a little longer to see Osimhen on the pitch, with the hope of using him for a few minutes on October 4 in Amsterdam in the Champions League against Ajax and certainly from the first minute on October 9 at Cremonese. ”

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