According to The Hard Tackle, Chelsea are prepared to spend a club-record fee of €130 million to sign Victor Osimhen, who is also wanted by Arsenal.
Chelsea arw eager to acquire the Napoli ace and are ready to trigger his release clause of €130 million.
Osimhen, a 25-year-old Nigerian striker, has expressed clarity about his future plans in a recent interview with CBS, indicating his readiness to leave the Italian club and his dream of playing for Chelsea in the Premier League.
Osimhen has shown impressive performance since joining Napoli in 2020, contributing significantly to their success, including helping them win the league title and ending a three-decade-long wait.
Although he extended his stay at Napoli until 2026, his contract includes a release clause facilitating a potential move to the Premier League.
Chelsea, in need of a world-class striker, view Osimhen as a vital addition to enhance our offensive capabilities.
While Chelsea are set to activate his release clause, Arsenal are also interested in Osimhen but might not have the financial capacity to compete with Chelsea.
Osimhen’s departure from Napoli seems likely, with Chelsea prepared to offer him a lucrative deal.