Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has continued to hit the headlines across Europe after he was featured as one of the best 10 summer signings so far in Europe following his electrifying start to life with French club Lille, AOIFootball.com reports.
According to whoscored.com, the 20-year-old has quickly settled himself in France and has immediately hit the ground running with his home scoring record one of the best across Europe this campaign.
“Speaking of blistering starts, few could have predicted the immediacy of the impact that 20-year-old Osimhen would have at Lille. With the club desperately needing to replace the goals lost following Nicolas Pepe’s departure, the young Nigerian has stepped up and led the line superbly.
“He has six goals to his name in seven league appearances – all of which have come at home – and has won the second most aerial duels (37) in France averaging a game rating of 7.74 with Manchester City Rodri (7.76) and Monaco Islam Slimani (7.93) rating better than the Nigerian,” the website said.
Osimhen’s importance can not be overlooked as he has contributed 80% of Lille’s league goals this season (6 goals, 2 assist) to keep them 3rd on the league table with 13 points from 7 games just two behind join leaders PSG and