Victor Osimhen has said he does not have a favourite Premier League team, however, he has Chelsea and Manchester United jerseys.
Chelsea and Manchester United were reported to be among the clubs linked with a move for Osimhen in the summer.
Osimhen played a key role, scoring 26 goals to emerge top scorer as Napoli were crowned Serie A champions.
A departure from Napoli for Osimhen intensified following a TikTok video from the club account which seemed to mock him after missing a penalty this season.
Speaking on Obi One Podcast, anchored by former Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi, Osimhen expressed his admiration for the Premier League.
“I don’t have a favourite Premier League team but I’ve two jerseys: Chelsea and Man United.
“Many friends of mine are Chelsea fans, few are Man Utd fans.
“Premier League is the most appreciated league by every African player — it’s a huge league.”
Despite being linked to a lot of top European clubs, Osimhen stated that it was not his intention to leave Napoli.
“I’ve to be honest, I never thought of leaving last summer as Napoli wanted to keep me.”
“But when the offer from Saudi came in, it was a huge one. Big one… it was difficult to reject.
“I spoke to Napoli and I decided to stay.”
On the bid Al Hilal bid made to Napoli, he said, “It was crazy… the more I said no, the more they increased their financial proposal again and again!
“It was literally like: WOW”.
“It was going to change my life and they never gave up!”.
“But I said: no guys. I’m staying.”
Osimhen is out of action after suffering a hamstring in Super Eagles’ friendly game with Saudi Arabia.
He will also miss the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe on Thursday and Sunday respectively.