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Napoli Striker Victor Osimhen Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Victor Osimhen has been out with damage since November.© Instagram




Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen has examined constructive for coronavirus on his return to Italy, his Serie A membership Napoli confirmed on Friday. The 21-year-old has been sidelined since final November after dislocating his shoulder whereas representing Nigeria within the Africa Cup of Nations. The former Lille participant examined constructive for Covid-19, on his return from Belgium, the place the membership had authorised him to proceed his convalescence. “Napoli can confirm that Victor Osimhen has tested positive for COVID-19 following his return to Italy,” Napoli stated in an announcement.

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“Osimhen is currently asymptomatic and has not come into contact with the rest of the squad.”

Napoli paid French membership Lille a membership report payment of as much as 80 million euros ($94.6 million) to carry the ahead to southern Italy on a five-year deal final summer time.

Osimhen has scored two objectives in six league appearances, however has not performed since November eight due to his shoulder damage.

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The constructive take a look at might rule him out of the Italian Super Cup towards Juventus on January 20 in Reggio Emilia.

Napoli are fifth in Serie A and journey to Cagliari on Sunday because the Italian league returns after the Christmas break.

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