- Victor Osimhen’s agent, Roberto Calenda, has issued a legal threat to Napoli following a social media post that mocked the striker.
- Napoli shared a TikTok video of Osimhen missing a penalty against Bologna, which was accompanied by a mocking voiceover.
- Calenda decried the post as unacceptable and harmful to the player, emphasizing the need for protection.
- Osimhen, who played a pivotal role in Napoli’s recent Serie A title win, has faced challenges both on and off the field.
Legal Threat Over Social Media Post
Agent Expresses Concern
Roberto Calenda, the agent of Victor Osimhen, has raised the possibility of legal action against Napoli in response to a controversial social media post. The club shared a TikTok video featuring Osimhen’s missed penalty against Bologna, accompanied by a mocking voiceover. Calenda condemned the post as unacceptable and detrimental to Osimhen, emphasizing the need to safeguard the player’s interests.
@skillerz.10 no way 😭💀 #fy #football #foryou #soccer #fyp #foryoupage #viral #oshimen #victorosimhen #sscnapoli ♬ give me penalty please – pessidog
Player’s Recent Challenges
On-Field and Off-Field Issues
Victor Osimhen, a key player for Napoli, has faced both on-field and off-field challenges recently. His questioning of manager Rudi Garcia’s decision to substitute him during a match drew attention, and now the controversy surrounding the social media post has added to the player’s concerns.
🚨 Victor Osimhen has deleted ALL photos and videos featuring a Napoli shirt on his Instagram. ❌ 😵💫
— Transfer News Live (@DeadlineDayLive) September 27, 2023
Osimhen’s Significance and Recent Performance
Osimhen, the Nigeria international, joined Napoli in a record-breaking transfer in 2020 and played a pivotal role in the club’s Serie A title win last season. He scored an impressive 26 goals in 32 league appearances. Despite being linked with top English clubs like Chelsea and Manchester United in the summer, Osimhen has remained with Napoli and has netted three goals in six appearances in the current campaign.