Super Eagles and also Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen has tested positive for coronavirus on his return to Italy, his club validated on Friday.
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The 21-year-old Nigeria international has been sidelined given that last November after disjointing his shoulder while standing for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations, went back to his club on Thursday from vacation.
On arrival, the former Lille underwent the required Covid-19 PCR examination and also his Serie A outfit revealed in a statement that Osimhen returned a positive result.
“Napoli can confirm that Victor Osimhen has tested positive for COVID-19 following his return to Italy,” Napoli stated in a statement.
“Osimhen is currently asymptomatic and has not come into contact with the rest of the squad.”
Napoli authorized Osimhen from Lille in a club-record charge worth around 80 million euros ($94.6 million) in a 5-year offer last summer season.
Since finalizing for the club, Osimhen has actually racked up 2 objectives in 6 organization looks however has actually not played given that November 8 due to his shoulder injury.