Victor Osimhen Napoli new contract extension details, salary, release clause, religion and net worth

Victor Osimhen Napoli new contract extension details, salary, release clause, religion and net worth

Have a look at the new Napoli salary, release clause and net worth of Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen has emerged as a coveted target for numerous elite football clubs across Europe, thanks to his pivotal role in Napoli’s recent ascension.

The Nigerian striker played a crucial part in securing Napoli’s first Scudetto in 33 years, contributing significantly to their Serie A triumph in the 22/23 season, where he clinched the Golden Boot with 26 goals and 4 assists.

Victor Osimhen Napoli new contract extension details, salary, release clause, religion, net worth

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen who is a Christian by religion, will have a release clause of €140m in a one-year Napoli contract extension after an agreement was reportedly reached by Nigerian’s camp for a contract extension till June 2026. He has a net worth of 27 million euros.

Dynamic Partnership

His dynamic partnership with teammates, notably Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, showcased remarkable synergy, resulting in an impressive combined goal/assist tally of 52.

Osimhen’s stellar performance attracted interest from prestigious Premier League clubs such as Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United. However, Napoli dealt a significant blow to these pursuits as Osimhen committed to a new contract with the club.

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Agreement with Napoli

The fresh agreement binds the 24-year-old Nigerian to Napoli until the conclusion of the 2024-25 season, featuring an option for a one-year extension.

The club acted swiftly to secure Osimhen’s services, augmenting his salary to around $100,000 per week, establishing him among the top earners in the Italian first division.

To deter potential suitors, Napoli incorporated a heightened release clause of approximately $141 million into Osimhen’s new contract. Despite interest from Saudi clubs during the summer, Osimhen expressed contentment with remaining at Napoli, citing the club’s participation in elite competitions as a key factor in his decision.

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Notably, Osimhen’s dedication to Napoli was acknowledged at the CAF awards on December 11, 2023, in Marrakesh. He was crowned the Best Male Soccer Player of 2023, marking the first time a Nigerian achieved this honor since Kanu Nkwankwo in 1999.

Osimhen surpassed formidable contenders such as Mohamed Salah and Achraf Hakimi. Reflecting on his achievement, Osimhen expressed gratitude for the support he received, acknowledging the significance of the award despite his imperfections.

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Meanwhile, Nigerian compatriot Asiat Oloasha clinched the Best Female Soccer Player title for the sixth time, setting an African record. Morocco and Nigeria secured the Best Men’s and Women’s Soccer Team awards, respectively.

As Osimhen’s list of individual accolades continues to grow rapidly, observers are keen to witness the further development of the Nigerian striker on the global soccer stage.

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