Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to splash the cash for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen after identifying him as the priority target for the summer.
According to RMC Sport reporter Fabrice Hawkins, PSG football advisor Luis Campos wants to bring the Nigerian striker to Ligue 1 at all costs.
Following another dismal Champions League campaign, where Les Parisiens fell short in the round of 16, Campos is eager to rebuild the squad.
The Portuguese director views Osimhen as a marquee signing who can strengthen the attack and be part of the club’s long-term future.
The 24-year-old has been in scintillating form this season, leading the Serie A scorers list with 21 goals.
Osimhen has grown into one of the fearsome strikers in Europe under Luciano Spalletti, which has led to serious interest from European heavyweights.
However, PSG believe they can persuade Osimhen to Parc des Princes and meet Napoli’s valuation, which will be no less than €100 million.
It can be inferred from Osimhen’s recent statements that he could be looking for pastures new next summer.
He would have no problem moving to Parc des Princes, and PSG are willing to include players as makeweights to make the deal feasible.
Osimhen’s arrival could potentially mark the end of Lionel Messi’s time at Parc des Princes, with the Argentine’s contract expiring this summer.
Les Parisiens are looking to get him off their bloated wage bill to fall in line with Financial Fair Play regulations and also make room for potential new signings.
There have been increasing reports in recent weeks over the Argentine’s potential return to Barcelona, who are stepping up their efforts to reunite with Messi in the summer.
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