Victor Osimhen will return to Naples by the tip of this week following his run to the Africa Cup of Nations last with Nigeria over the course of the final month, but it surely stays to be seen whether or not he can be concerned in Serie A motion this weekend.
Osimhen and Nigeria had been overwhelmed 2-1 by hosts Ivory Coast in Sunday’s AFCON last in Abidjan, regardless of having led 1-0 after an hour.
After his nation’s disappointment, Osimhen can be again in Naples between this Friday and Saturday, experiences on Tuesday afternoon recommend.
On condition that Napoli are in motion towards Genoa on Saturday afternoon, kicking off at 14.00 GMT, it’s unlikely that Osimhen can be concerned if he arrives in Italy on the identical day.
It’ll nonetheless be a decent turnaround if Osimhen arrives on Friday, as there’ll most likely not be a possibility to coach with the workforce heading into the Genoa match. Osimhen additionally performed 200 minutes between the ultimate and semi-final and had been taken off with a slight harm concern on the finish of the quarters.
That being mentioned, there are not any new issues over Osimhen’s health in response to experiences from Gianluca Di Marzio.
Walter Mazzarri, nevertheless, might wait till the go to of Barcelona within the Champions League subsequent Wednesday to deliver Osimhen again into the fold.
— Gianluca Di Marzio (@DiMarzio) February 13, 2024