The Super Eagles star left Stade Pierre Mori in July 2020 in a big money move to continue his career in Naples.
Club president Oliver Leitang has confirmed that Napoli paid Lille 68 68 million for Victor Osman’s permanent signature.
Leighton, who succeeded Lilly as Gerard Lopez’s CEO last December, dismissed reports that in July 2020, the League 1 champions had raised 81 81 million for Nigeria International.
Osman joined Napoli on a five-year deal after his stellar debut in the French top flight, where he won the 2020 Prix Marc Vivian Fu.
Letting claimed in response to Lopez that Osman was sold for 71 37.33 million with a 10 million bonus, explaining that the price of the four players included in the contract by Napoli was confusing.
“Initially, everyone thought Osimehan’s sales were 81 million euros,” said the former Rains president. La Vaux des Sports. through Equip..
“Osman’s sale on a transfer deal is 68 million euros. Four players came from Naples.
“The total value of these four players, according to the special players, is a maximum of 500,000 euros. These four players were bought for 20 million euros.
The 48-year-old added that no agent had been paid by Lilly to complete the departure for Assamese studio Diego Armando Maradona.
“Not a single intermediary was paid. An agent was appointed on July 27, 2020, and the transfer agreement was signed on July 27, 2020,” Letang said.
Following the success of this move, Osman has settled well in Naples, scoring 10 goals in 30 appearances for Parthenopin in all competitions last season.
However, the 22-year-old made the wrong start to the 2021-22 Serie A campaign when he was shown a straight red card 22 minutes after the start of the game against Venezia on August 22.
As punishment, he was banned for two matches and could miss Saturday’s match against Juventus, but Luciano Spalti’s side are working to appeal.