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Osimhen move to PSG sealed with €13m annual salary

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French Ligue 1 powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) have reportedly secured a deal to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in the upcoming summer transfer window, according to Italian media outlet Il Mattino.

PSG‘s interest in the Nigerian striker stems from their need to find a replacement for the departing Kylian Mbappe, who is set to join Real Madrid. An agreement has been reached with Osimhen, signalling his imminent move to Parc des Princes.

The 25-year-old, having signed a new contract with Napoli in December that includes a €130 million release clause, is poised to bid farewell to the Italian club at the end of the current season. Reports indicate that PSG has agreed to meet this hefty release clause to secure Osimhen’s services.

“Victor Osimhen and Napoli will part ways at the end of the current season, with the player set to be sold upon payment of the €130 million release clause,” as quoted by Area Napoli.

PSG emerges as the frontrunner for Osimhen’s signature, with Thursday’s edition of Il Mattino detailing the significant offer made to the Nigerian striker.

“It’s farewell to Italy. Osimhen’s final weeks in Italy are upon us, with PSG very close to securing his services.

“The agreement is almost finalized, with concrete steps taken between Osimhen, his representatives, and PSG’s Qatari owners.

“Paris stands as Osimhen’s top choice, and PSG is eager to conclude the deal swiftly.”

According to Il Mattino, Osimhen’s move to PSG will see him earn a staggering €13 million annually over a four-year contract, with additional control over his image rights.

“The Nigerian sensation is set to earn over €13million per year for the next four years. He will manage his image rights independently and is expected to sign lucrative sponsorship deals with Qatari partners associated with President Al-Khelaifi’s club.

“Any potential last-minute efforts from Premier League clubs to hijack the deal seem unlikely to derail PSG’s plans at this stage.”