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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.


“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.


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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