Victor Osimhen has reiterated his appreciation for Napoli following tension around a social media post by the club, Abbeylivenetwork.com reports.
The Super Eagles forwrd was the subject of a controversial video posted by the Serie A club on TikTok last week. It was later deleted, but the player reportedly considered taking legal action.
Osimhen has now released his first statement on the situation confirming there is no bad blood between player and club.
“Coming to the City of Naples in 2020 was a wonderful decision for me. The People of Napoli have shown me so much love and kindness, and I will not allow anyone to come between us,” it read.
“The passion of the People of Naples fuels my fire to always play with my heart and soul, and the love for the badge is unwavering as I wear it with pride.
“The accusations against People of Naples are untrue. I have a lot of friends that are Napolitans and have become part of my family and everyday life. I appreciate Nigerians and everyone for leading their voices to support and reach out to me.
“I’m forever grateful. Let’s support unity, respect and understanding. Forza Napoli sempre.”
Since the video post, Osimhen has found the back of the net twice for the club.