Peseiro Tips Osimhen to Reach Top of His Career

Peseiro Tips Osimhen to Reach Top of His Career

Duro Ikhazuagbe 

Super Eagles Head Coach, Jose Peseiro, believes Napoli star, Victor Osimhen can reach  the top of his football career if he stays focus on his trade.

Peseiro spoke shortly after Nigeria were held 2-2 draw by Saudi Arabia in Portugal on Friday night. 

He insisted that despite the provocation of the Eagles forward through TikTok mocking video by the same club Osimhen helped to a third Italian League title after three decades, “He must Keep the mentality. Keep the personality. That is what the very best players do. And he can be at the top,” stressed the Portuguese gaffer during the FIFA window in his native land.

The Super Eagles coach therefore  advised  Osimhen to remain calm and not lose his mental state of mind amid the tiktok video row with Napoli.

Peseiro remains shocked that Napoli could resort to mocking their star player. “‘He helps the team to the league (title)  and now they are mocking him?’ He said. ‘Osimhen is a star. Two years ago, he was not a star. Now, he is a star. And when you are a star, everybody wants more, more, more,” he noted.

Peseiro stressed that the TikTok video was in bad taste. “That video? From the club?’ He told Sky Sports. “From the outside is one thing but a video from the club, that is the worst. That cannot happen.

“He was sad because it is not easy for anyone. He does not understand it. He does not understand why,” stressed the Super Eagles tactician.

Peseiro however advised Osimhen never to play against the fans because they love him.  “It was a bad thing that Napoli did. Of course, he would prefer they do not do it. But my advice is to stay calm. Do not play against the fans. Do not lose balance.”

Late last  month, the  Italian champions posted a video on the club’s social media site which made a joke of Osimhen missing a penalty in the team’s 0-0 draw against Bologna, with an odd, sped-up voice dubbed over the top.

Osimhen’s agent threatened to take legal action against Napoli over the post, which has now been deleted.

Osimhen fired Napoli to a first league title in over 30 years last season and scored 26 goals to become Serie A’s first African Capocannoniere.

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