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Nigeria star returns to Napoli squad ahead of Verona match

Victor Osimhen, Europa League
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Victor Osimhen is included in the Napoli squad for their last Serie A game before the international break.

Victor Osimhen missed Napoli’s matches against Salernitana and Legia Warsaw due to a slight calf injury last week.

However, the 22-year-old recovered quickly from the injury and took part in Napoli’s last training session ahead of their Sunday’s match against Hellas Verona.

Napoli have confirmed Osimhen’s full recovery by naming him in their squad list for the upcoming game.

“After the success in Poland, Napoli resumed training this morning at the SSC Napoli Konami Training Centre,” read part of the club’s statement on their website.

How has Osimhen performed this season?

Since his move from Lille last year, Osimhen has developed himself into a key player for Napoli. The Nigerian striker is now a cornerstone of Napoli’s attacking line, playing a decisive role in their recent run to the top of the Serie A table.

Osimhen will play for Nigeria in their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde. The striker will then return to Italy for his side’s crucial Serie A battle against Inter on November 20.