Revealed- Super Eagles Star Locked In A Hotel To Stop Him From Joining Liverpool

As Liverpool get set for a new era with the expected arrival of Arne Slot as coach with Jurgen Klopp set fo leave in the summer, the expectation is that the club will be very busy in the summer transfer window....READ FULL ARTICLE

Aside from the arrival of Slot, it will also mark the beginning of the tenure of Michael Edwards and Richard Hughes at the helm in their new roles as chief executive officer (CEO) and Sporting Director respectively.

One area they will focus on from the way this season is going is the attack of the team , with their floundering form in front of goal largely the reason why their title charge faded out like it did. The duo of Darwin Nunez and Luiz Diaz have been guilty of wasting too many chances.

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Mohammed Salah who is the club’s talisman hasn’t been at his best this season with Diego Jota another who is very good in front of goal also missing a huge number of goals, Cody Gakpo hasn’t settled in as quick as expected.

It means bolstering the department is a concern heading into the window, and they reportedly have Nigeria international striker Victor Osimhen on their radar, with the 25 year old expected to leave Napoli this summer.

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According to Corriere dello Sport Osimhen’s dream is to join a club in the Premier League, and Liverpool are among the club’s considering a move for the Nigerian’s services.

He is a player that Edwards tried to sign in the past before his move to Napoli four years ago, but a funny scenario played out according to Giandomenico Costi, who worked with the Napoli’s director Cristiano Giuntoli.

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He said Giuntoli ‘locked’ Osimhen inside a hotel to persuade him to join Napoli instead of a move to Anfield. ” “The signing of Osimhen is Giuntoli’s biggest masterpiece”, he told Italian outlet Tuttosport.

“He [Osimhen] was locked in a hotel for three days. Giuntoli knew Liverpool were interested, and Jurgen Klopp had made his move, but Cristiano spoke to Osimhen in the hotel for three days until he convinced him to accept Napoli”.…READ FULL ARTICLE 

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