Tottenham Hotspur are contemplating a transfer to carry Victor Osimhen to north London subsequent summer season.
What’s the discuss?
That’s based on Rudy Galetti, with the Italian journalist revealing in a current report that, within the occasion Harry Kane does go on to seal a reported transfer to Bayern Munich on the finish of the present marketing campaign, Antonio Conte has already knowledgeable Fabio Paratici that he would need the SS Napoli centre-forward because the England worldwide’s substitute.
The Sportitalia reporter went on to state that Tottenham could be prepared to supply the Serie A facet a determine within the area of €85m (£74m) for the 23-year-old striker, with Conte believed to be enamoured with the attacking abilities of the Nigeria worldwide.
Dream Kane substitute
Whereas the prospect of shedding the providers of Kane isn’t seemingly a thought most Tottenham supporters need to think about, ought to the 29-year-old’s unthinkable transfer occur subsequent summer season, it isn’t obscure why Conte would need Osimhen to interchange the 254-goal Spurs star.
Certainly, after sealing an €80m (£70m) transfer to the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in the summertime of 2020, the £58.5m-rated ahead has been in devastating kind for Luciano Spalletti’s facet, scoring ten objectives, registering three assists and creating six huge possibilities over his 24 Serie A appearances – solely 14 of which got here as begins – in 2020/21, earlier than bagging 14 objectives, offering two assists and creating three huge possibilities over 27 league fixtures – 23 of which got here as begins – final trip.
The £97k-per-week hitman additionally impressed over his 5 Europa League appearances final season, notching 4 objectives and creating one huge probability for his teammates – with these returns seeing the participant who Nizaar Kinsella dubbed a “goal machine” and Casey Evans labelled a “dream” signing common a merely sensational SofaScore match ranking of seven.34.
Moreover, based on FBref, Osimhen’s returns within the ultimate third truly higher Kane’s in numerous essential metrics, with the Napoli striker rating within the high 6% of centre-forwards in Europe’s huge 5 leagues and European competitions for non-penalty objectives per 90, along with the highest 5% for non-penalty xG and the highest 3% for photographs over the past twelve months.
In the meantime, FBref rank the Tottenham talisman within the high 27% for non-penalty objectives per 90, in addition to the highest 10% for non-penalty xG and the highest 5% for photographs over the previous 12 months – proving simply how lethal an attacker Osimhen actually is.
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As such, whereas waving goodbye to Kane will surely be an especially unhappy day for everybody concerned with Spurs, Napoli’s Nigerian sensation would undoubtedly be a dream substitute for the England worldwide – main us to consider that Paratici should do all the pieces he can to carry Osimhen to north London ought to the 29-year-old depart subsequent summer season.