Victor Osimhen has alerted Chelsea and Tottenham after hinting that he could be interested in a move to the Premier League at some point in the future. The Napoli frontman listed Didier Drogba and Harry Kane as his sources of inspiration in helping him shape his game and refused to rule out following in their footsteps. The 23-year-old has been linked with a move to England ever since he caught the eye at Lille as a youngster. Osimhen was heavily tipped to join Arsenal or Manchester United before signing for the Serie A outfit in 2020, with the Gunners reportedly having a £76million offer turned down.

The Nigeria international has become a mainstay in the Partenopei frontline, scoring 24 goals in 51 Serie A games. And those admirers from Europe continue to circle as Napoli attempt to ward off potential suitors. When asked about which strikers he enjoys watching, Osimhen chose to name Chelsea legend Drogba as his idol growing up. And perhaps surprisingly giving their distinctive playing styles, he singled out Tottenham talisman Kane as his modern influence, fuelling suggestions he could at one point fancy a move to the UK.

He mentioned Ciro Immobile of Lazio, stating that he’s his favorite Italian striker, while also mentioning Dusan Vlahovic of Juventus, Inter’s Romelu Lukaku and Lautaro Martinez before mentioning himself and then saying that it will be a good fight this season. He then mentioned Didier Drogba as his idol, with Harry Kane his inspiration according to him.

Osimhen is one of Europe’s most coveted attackers AND is currently rated at around £90million by his club, having cost a club-record €70m (£59.4m) to capture from Lille. The target man possesses strong aerial attributes just like Drogba but with a similar creative instinct to Kane, he represents a unique figure in leading Luciano Spaletti’s frontline.



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