Napoli manager Luciano Spaletti has confirmed that Victor Osimhen is doubtful for tonight’s game against Liverpool but is available for his team and a decision will be made before kick-off.
The Nigeria international trained separately from the rest of the squad on Monday morning.
Due to a muscle problem and following a test on Tuesday, reports in Italy show the forward has a 50-50 chance of appearing on the pitch tonight.
Osimhen has trained part-time with the rest of the team for the last
days and is still in doubt with a muscle problem, while Hirving Lozano is ready to play.
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yesterday and trained separately today,” Spalletti said at a news conference on Tuesday. “Tomorrow (today) he will train with the group whenever he feels better than today (Tuesday).
Tomorrow (today) if he feels like it, he’ll try to shoot, he’ll try to do a little bit more with the ball and if he feels positive about it, like this morning, he’ll be available for selection.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Osimhen wants to play but Napoli’s medical staff don’t want to risk a serious injury.
and the medical staff must decide what to do against Liverpool. The 23-year-old
has scored two goals and provided Napoli with one assist so far this season.