‘Phenomenal’ 15-Goal Striker Will Cost Manchester United at Least £89 Million in the Summer

Victor Osimhen Manchester United

Manchester United will have to pay at least £89 million to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in the summer transfer window, as per ESPN’s Mark Ogden.

The Red Devils are yet to sign a permanent successor to Cristiano Ronaldo, who left the club in November.

Manchester United Discover Massive Transfer Fee for Victor Osimhen

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Ogden adds that the forward is high on the summer transfer list of both the Red Devils as well as Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain. But Napoli will not let him go for anything less than £89 million, having only signed him from Lille in 2020.

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Moreover, it is also reported that the strong interest from the European giants has raised the possibility of the Serie A league leaders even demanding a higher fee from his departure. Osimhen has been in amazing form this season, having scored 15 goals and provided four assists in just 20 appearances across all competitions.

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It has been reported that the Red Devils will push to sign a world-class forward in the summer transfer window, having only brought in Wout Weghorst on a loan deal for the rest of the season. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is reported to be another target for Erik ten Hag’s side, but they realize that it could be difficult to sign him from a Premier League rival.

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Osimhen, who was described as a ‘phenomenal’ striker by Italian manager Walter Mazzarri last year, is among the most in-form strikers in Europe’s top-five leagues this season. The 24-year-old could be a great fit for United, which is why they are looking to make a move for him in the summer window – even though it’s likely to cost them a lot of money.

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