Will Osimhen fit to face AC Milan in the Champions League?
Napoli main key player has been out for injury and undergoing treatment.
Victor Osimhen has been out for muscle injury and remains a doubt for the first leg of UEFA Champions League quarter-final at AC Milan‘s San Siro next week.
The Nigerian striker missed last weekend clash against Milan that saw the Partenopei heavily defeated by 4-0 to their Serie A’s rival.
Fans from the Naples side are desperate for their league top scorer to be fit for the coming anticipated UCL clash, both legs.
As of now, Osimhen will most likely miss Friday’s away trip to Leece at the Stadio Via Del Marte.
Napoli to provide update on Osimhen’s injury Friday
Sky Sports Italia reported that Friday will be a key date to know whether the former Lille centre-forward be able to face the Rossoneri.
Napoli already saw how miserable they had been during the defeat at San Siro earlier, in the game that Osimhen was out.
Giovanni Simeone started in his place in Serie A but he was not able to make a serious impact as Milan won the game 4-0 against all the odds with two goals from Rafael Leao..
Osimhen’s react to his injury
As has been reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport, the 1998-born striker was disappointed not to be able to help his team against Milan in the league on Sunday but that may not be the case in a week’s time.
It was also reported that Osimhen has every confidence that he will be back from his muscle strain in time.
Osimhen has scored 25 goals in 28 appearances across all competitions for Napoli this season.
Milan vs Napoli in the UCL
Milan and Napoli are facing each other twice more this season as they have been tied together in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. The first leg is on April 12 and the return leg is one week after.
Both sides are in the quarter-final of UCL for the first time in over a decade, that’s why the outcome will be very important as they all want their best players to feature.
Stefano Pioli’s side has been quite fine after beating Serie A leaders by a dominant 4-0, with most of their key player are in good shape.