Victor Osimhen’s camp and 2022-23 Serie A champions, Napoli, are yet to agree on a new contract
Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen, is interested in a move to join Saudi Club, Al-Hilal,Soccernet.ng reports.
Although, it has been previously reported that the Gli Azzurri are working on a new contract which would involve two release clauses two release clauses of €110 for European teams and €150 for Saudi Arabian teams as well as a huge salary.
But, while the club and Osimhen’s camp have refused to reach an agreement after seven meetings, an exclusive conversation with a trusted source, reveals the 24-year-old’s potential move to Saudi Arabia has emerged, and the Nigerian star has reportedly agreed a deal with the Saudi Arabian outfit.
According to the source, the Super Eagles striker is indeed considering a move to Saudi Arabia to capitalize on a more lucrative deal.
Victor Osimhen is interested in a move to join Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal.
He will make the move as soon as the club tops the offer on the table for Napoli.
— Ayomide Oguntimehin (@ayo_oguntimehin) August 6, 2023
Osimhen’s desire for increased earnings has prompted his interest in exploring new opportunities. However, the source emphasized that this decision is not driven by any discontent with Napoli or its fans, but rather a strategic move to secure his financial future.
Al Hilal has already expressed their strong interest in acquiring Osimhen’s services and offered an initial bid of €100 million.
Meanwhile, the Italian club’s valuation of the prolific forward stands significantly higher, with Napoli seeking a transfer fee ranging between €150 million to €200 million.
The negotiation process has entered a crucial stage, as Napoli holds out for a higher bid from Al Hilal, and once the club receives an offer that aligns with their valuation, they are likely to proceed with the transfer.
The terms of the deal between Victor Osimhen and Al Hilal have already been agreed upon, adding further intrigue to the situation.
With the transfer window in full swing, time is of the essence for the Blue Waves and Napoli as they seek to find common ground.