Napoli striker Victor Osimhen fired in a stunning volley to open the scoring in a 2-1 win over AS Roma.
It was a crucial game in Italy. Jose Mourinho’s Roma went into the game sat sixth in the Serie A table, while Napoli are first and tonight’s win only strengthens their chances of being successful this season.
Osimhen, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, opened the scoring with his 14th goal in Serie A this season — on top of four assists, in just 15 games.
With 16 minutes on the clock, Mario Rui slipped a through ball to Kvaratskhelia on the left flank before he crossed to the far post to find Osimhen. The Nigerian striker cushioned the ball on his chest before blasting a superb volley into the top corner of the net.
Victor Osimhen does it once again! 🎯
Chest, knee, volley, BOOM!
Incredible stuff from Napoli's striker to open the scoring 🙌 pic.twitter.com/0aV0Bdm9Sk
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) January 29, 2023
VICTOR OSIMHEN TAKE A BOW 🚀
14 league goals and counting. 📈 pic.twitter.com/yaNbGEvQWR
— CBS Sports Golazo ⚽️ (@CBSSportsGolazo) January 29, 2023
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This type of form has seen Osimhen linked with a summer move to Old Trafford.
However, it is believed a €100m transfer fee could prove to be a stumbling block in any negotiations.
United could look elsewhere in their search for a new striker but Osimhen looks like one of the best out there.