Jorginho reveals how he recommends Osimhen

Published on: 21 February 2023

Former Chelsea midfielder, Jorginho  revealed he spoke with Napoli Sporting Director Cristiano Giuntoli while the Italian club was trying sign Victor Osimhen. reports.

Osimhen joined the Serie A side from Lille in 2020. But before joining Napoli, the 24 year old made himself a force to reckon with in less than a season of his stay with the Ligue 1 side.

Jorginho, during this time in 2019 in the group stage of the UEFA Champions league had a feel of what Osimhen can do although Lille lost to Chelsea 2-1 on both legs.   

“They are doing incredible things, honestly, I didn’t know the guy playing on the wing [ Kvaratskhelia],” Jorginho told DAZN.

“I knew Osimhen. I had played against him in the Champions League and he had given a hard time to our defenders.

“Giuntoli called me before signing him and I told him to sign him straight away, he is very promising and is doing really well. They [Osimhen and Kvara] are flying and everything is going well. There is winning energy.”

Osimhen is currently top scorer in Serie A with 18 goals from 19 appearances.

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