Victor Osimhen Replies Mikel Obi After Chelsea Transfer Statement

Victor Osimhen defended by coach Rudi Garcia after penalty miss.

Super Eagles and Napoli forward Victor Osimhen opens up on what he thinks about a potential move to Chelsea from Napoli next season reports.

Osimhen based on a recent interview was urged by Super Eagles legend John Mikel Obi to go against all odds and join Chelsea next season.

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Victor Osimhen take pictures with Napoli fans away at Leece.
Victor Osimhen

According to Mikel, Chelsea fans are eagerly waiting for the arrival of Osimhen, whom they believe will be a replacement for legendary forward Didier Drogba.

“Next season, I know you’re gonna come to Chelsea man!” Mikel told the former Olympique Lille forward.

“I’m telling you, I’m gonna be the agent to broker that deal”.

Speaking further, the former Stoke City midfielder, vowed he’s going to make sure the transfer deal to Chelsea for the 26-year-old goes through.

“I’m gonna make sure that happens. We are crying out for someone like you — since Drogba left the club,” he added.

Osimhen breaks silence over having favourite EPL club

Reacting to the call by Mikel for him to sign for Chelsea, Osimhen revealed he’s got no favourite team. He however, admitted that he had some EPL clubs’ jerseys in his collections.

“I don’t have a favourite PL team but I’ve two jerseys: Chelsea and Man United” Victor said per Fabrizio  Romano.

Victor Osimhen defended by coach Rudi Garcia after penalty miss.
Victor watches on after being substituted.

“Many friends of mine are Chelsea fans, few are Man Utd fans.”

“Premier League is the most appreciated league by every African player — it’s a huge league.”

Recall, Osimhen confessed idolising  Didier Drogba; also he expressed desire to meet greet and get a signed Jersey from him.

“Drogba would forever be my idol and I’m so grateful to him,” the former VFL Wolfsburg told the Caf website.

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“Choosing him as a role model has really been helpful since my years growing up.

“I have not met him yet and I’m really looking forward to seeing him and getting one of his signed jerseys; that would really be a dream come true for me

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