Napoli has signed Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen from Lille, the Serie A club announced on Friday.

No financial details were disclosed but The Guardian reported that Napoli had agreed to pay an initial 60 million euros ($71.06 million) transfer fee, which could rise to 81 million in performance-related add-ons.

“SSC Napoli are delighted to announce the signing of Victor Osimhen from Lille on a permanent transfer,” the Italian club said in a statement

The 21-year-old Nigeria international, who is reported to have signed a five-year deal, scored 18 goals in all competitions at Lille this season as they finished fourth in Ligue 1 which was truncated due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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