Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen has named the 2 hardest defenders he has performed in opposition to in his profession thus far.
Osimhen recognized Tottenham Hotspur’s Cristian Romero and Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly as his hardest opponents in soccer.
The Nigerian worldwide admitted that Romero, who’s at present on mortgage at Tottenham from Atalanta, gave him a tough time once they confronted off, whereas Koulibaly by no means allowed him to attain throughout coaching.
Osimhen additionally hailed Lazio’s Ciro Motionless as his favorite Italian striker.
“Each Gattuso and Spalletti have helped me, I can and I simply must thank them,” Osimhen informed La Repubblica through Sky Sport Italia.
“My favourite Italian striker is Motionless, he at all times comes out between the defenses and makes the whole lot appear straightforward: an actual pirate.
“Probably the most troublesome defender? Romero, now at Tottenham, when he marked me he was sooner than I. And Koulibaly who by no means lets me rating in coaching,” he said.
Romero was named the most effective defender within the Serie A for the 2020-2021 season. He joined Tottenham Hotspur final August.
Koulibaly, in the meantime, is a membership teammate with Osimhen at Napoli.
He lately captained Senegal to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Cameroon.