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De Laurentiis: Osimhen’s Price Tag Puts Him Within Reach of Only PSG

Napoli president, Aurelio De Laurentiis, says only Paris Saint-Germain has the financial strength to move Victor Osimhen away from the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona this summer, PUNCH Sports Extra reports.

The striker has been linked with a move away from Napoli this summer, after spearheading their first title success in 33 years last season.

But De Laurentiis earlier in the week announced that the Nigerian would be staying put at Napoli unless a ‘more than indecent proposal’ is offered for the 24-year-old.

According to several reports, Napoli values Osimhen at €150m and no club is currently willing to meet that asking price.

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De Laurentiis has set his valuation of the striker even higher and claims that only PSG has the financial strength to sign the player, ruling out other suitors like Chelsea, Manchester United, and Real Madrid, who have all been linked with the forward.

“The only club that could afford Victor Osimhen is Paris Saint-Germain,” De Laurentiis told Mediaset.

“If (PSG president) Nasser Al Khelaifi wants to send in a bid around €200m we wait and see what happens. I personally think that Victor will stay here.”

Osimhen scored 26 goals and made five assists in 32 league appearances last season, which was crucial to the Partenopei winning the Serie A title for the first time in over three decades.

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He also became the first African to claim the prestigious Capocannoniere award, given to the top scorer in Serie A.

Osimhen is expected to return to pre-season training on July 19.

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