Nigerian Forward Victor Osihmen has spoken of his desire to help Napoli to the Italian Serie A title this season and qualify for the UEFA champions league in the process.
Speaking in an interview with Radio Kiss Kiss via TuttomercatoWeb about playing in the Champions league again the Super Eagles Forward said “Doing it with Napoli would be even better. We know that there is still work to be done to earn the qualifying ticket for next year’s Champions League.
“I think the atmosphere at Maradona will be great but Koulibaly has already told me something about it. I can’t wait to experience that atmosphere.”
Osimhen, scorer of seven goals in 18 league appearances this season, also has his eyes on clinching the Italian Serie A title.
“Winning the Scudetto would be something incredibly great for me and for my career because I don’t want to only score many career goals but also win many trophies with this team,” he said.
“Above all, I think the fans deserve to achieve this goal and celebrate it with us. I can only imagine what it would be like to win the Scudetto here, in this city and for these people.”
The 23-year-old Nigerian Forward is in his second season with the Italian Serie A side and he has scored seven goals in the Italian top-flight so far..
Napoli lost top spot on the Serie A table to Ac Milan last Sunday following a 1-0 loss. Luciano Spalletti’s side is in third position, a point behind Inter Milan and three points behind leaders Ac Milan.
The Nigerian star has not played in the UCL since he left Lille in 2020 and he is hoping to experience the atmosphere at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona next season.
On the impact of Manager Luciano Spalletti. Victor Osihmen heaped praises on the gaffer for his development and Napoli’s improved performance this season.
“Spalletti has been fundamental for my further growth since he arrived,” he continued. “I can only say a big thank you to him but not only me. I also speak on behalf of my teammates.
“He is always good at encouraging us regardless of the results and from the difficulties linked above all to injuries.
“He has enriched every player in the squad including me of course. I feel privileged to walk this path alongside him and I know that he will still be able to teach me so much.”