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“Next summer” – Osimhen’s agent breaks silence amid Chelsea, Arsenal links

Victor Osimhen won the African Player of the Year award, sweeping Liverpool’s Mohammed Salah and Paris Saint-Germain’s Achraf Hakimi aside.

Victor Osimhen’s agent, Roberto Calenda, has broken the hearts of clubs looking to sign Osimhen with his latest transfer quotes, Soccernet.ng reports.

Osimhen, 24, recently signed a contract extension with Gli Azzurri, and the deal will run till 2026. His new contract also has a €130m release clause for any clubs interested in prizing away Napoli’s most valuable player.

The Nigerian played a huge part in Napoli’s Scudetto success last season, scoring twenty-six goals and winning the Italian Player of the Year award.

With a huge release clause included in the contract, Osimhen’s agent has mentioned that his client is perfectly happy in Naples, and isn’t thinking about leaving anytime soon.

“Victor is doing very well in Naples and wants to take the team as high as possible. He has always said it and backed it up on the pitch. We just closed a historic deal in the history of Italian football. Let’s enjoy it,” Calenda said to Corriere dello Sport in quotes revealed by Football Italia.

The agent added that the Super Eagles superstar wanted to remain in Naples, despite the huge offers from other top clubs.

“I represent Victor and I want what’s best for him. We’ve both wanted a renewal since the summer. Last summer, plenty of offers arrived, some monstrous ones, but De Laurentiis wanted to keep Victor and we made ourselves available. If we wanted to leave, we would have said so. Instead, we worked, a lot, to get the renewal done. Next summer it will be the same,” Calenda added.

Victor Osimhen has spent a lot of time on the sidelines this season due to injuries, but has managed to score seven goals and create another two in eleven Serie A starts for Napoli this term.