- Napoli striker Victor Osimhen has tested positive for coronavirus following his return to Italy, the Serie A club has confirmed.
The Nigeria International forward returned to Naples on Thursday and was subjected to the compulsory coronavirus PCR Test.
Napoli says their striker Osimhen returned positive and they confirmed that the Nigeria international is currently asymptomatic and has not come into contact with the rest of the players in the squad.
The Serie A club announced the signing of Osimhen on 31 July 2020, for a club-record fee of €70 million potentially rising to €80 million with add-ons, making him the most expensive African transfer to date.
📌 | The club can confirm that Victor Osimhen has tested positive for COVID-19 following his return to Italy. Osimhen is currently asymptomatic and has not come into contact with the rest of the squad. pic.twitter.com/w3ZfuBzQHS
— Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) January 1, 2021