Chelsea told crazy bid will get deal done for £100M man


Fabrizio Romano has revealed that only a ‘crazy bid’ would see CHELSEA sign Napoli goal machine Victor Osimhen in January.

Osimhen is one of the most talked about players in world football right now and a man thay the club are reportedly very keen to try and acquire during the January window as they seek to add an elite forward to the attack.

But we have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Osimhen, after the Italians came out in the media and revealed that the big Nigerian is very close to agreeing a new deal with the now.

Now Romano is saying he doesn’t expect him to leave Napoli this winter, and only a crazy offer will get a deal done for the man – Writing for Caught Offside, the reputed transfer journo said: “There’s no change to the Victor Osimhen situation guys.

“I keep repeating the same thing regarding January, and that is that I don’t expect the player to be made available by Napoli at that time.

“Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis seems fairly confident that his player will stay, suggesting that Osimhen’s new contract, offered last summer, is ready to be signed.

“My information is that, at the moment, the contract extension is not guaranteed yet, so it remains all open.

“The Serie A side will keep insisting that they don’t want Osimhen to leave early in the new year, so it will need to be a crazy bid in order to tempt Napoli to do business.

“Otherwise, Osimhen’s situation is set to become a hot topic for the summer transfer window.”