Napoli president sends Victor Osimhen transfer message to Chelsea

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Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has warned Chelsea that Napoli striker Victor Osimhen is not for sale at any price.

The 24-year-old is currently the top scorer in the Italian top-flight with 16 goals from 17 outings.

The Blues have reportedly made the Nigerian international a top target ahead of the summer transfer window but De Laurentiis is however adamant that the striker isn’t for sale.

“He (Osimhen) is not for sale! Our players are in demand, but I don’t have to sell anyone. We don’t have any debts,” he told the influential German newspaper Bild.

Osimhen joined Napoli from Ligue 1 outfit, Lille in 2020 and has a contract with the Serie A club till June 2025.