Napoli declares Victor Osimhen fit to feature against Fiorentina

Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor, Abuja

Napoli has been handed a boost after Victor Osimhen was declared fit to face Fiorentina in Sunday’s Serie A encounter at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

The striker, who was forced out midway in a training session at the Konami Training Centre due to a thigh injury on Wednesday, was in doubt to feature in the match against the visiting eighth-placed Serie A side, The Trumpet gathered.

However, after the medical team of the club carried out thorough scans on the player to ascertain the extent of the injury, they declared Osimhen fit for the clash against Fiorentina.

In the statement released by the Italian club on its website, it stated that Osimhen was allowed to see the medical staff of the club after he complained of having discomfort in training.

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It read, “The Nigerian forward underwent tests and it was determined that he hadn’t suffered an injury.

“Today [Wednesday] Osimhen followed a personalised schedule in training, covering gym and pitch work,” it added.

This update is a good one for Luciano Spaletti who hopes to continue his pursuit of the Serie A title by leapfrogging AC Milan to the number one spot.

Moreover, the Nigerian international who was left out of their 3-1 win against Atalanta after returning from international duty with Nigeria’s senior men’s team world cup playoff with Ghana, will hope to increase his goal tally this weekend.

Osimhen in Serie A has scored 11 goals with 3 assists and is looking ahead to the fixture with the Violets to increase his number of goals as the 2021/22 season progresses.

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