Serie A club Napoli have revealed that Victor Osimhen suffered a muscle injury in their 4-1 win over Liverpool on Wednesday night, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
The 23-year-old sustained the same injury in Napoli’s previous game against Monza.
The forward trained separately from the team on Monday and Tuesday before he was passed fit to face the Reds on Wednesday night.
At 42nd minutes of the second half, Osimhen collapses to the ground and takes off his mask: he touches his right thigh, making a sign that refers to a very specific injury. The stretching.
Rescued by the blue medical staff, Osimhen asked for the change, necessary at that point: in an official statement issued following the knockout, Napoli spoke of “muscle strain in the right thigh”.
The Naples-based side have since confirmed Osimhen -who has scored two goals and provided an assist in five Serie A matches, had “a muscle strain in the right thigh and he will not be available to play Spezia” this coming weekend.