Real Madrid is actively exploring alternatives to Kylian Mbappe, with Napoli’s Victor Osimhen emerging as a potential target, Goal reports.
The Mbappe transfer saga has reportedly sparked internal conflicts within the club’s board, as some members express reservations about pursuing the PSG forward. As Mbappe enters the final six months of his contract at Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid is contemplating a move for the Nigerian talisman.
According to sources from Football Transfers, senior board members at Los Blancos believe that Victor Osimhen’s playing style aligns better with the club’s needs. Osimhen, the star forward for Napoli, recently signed a new contract, and his current release clause stands at €130 million.
Notably, Premier League giants Chelsea and Arsenal are also monitoring the 25-year-old, but should Real Madrid make an offer, Osimhen may lean towards a move to Spain next season.
Currently representing Nigeria at AFCON 2023 in Ivory Coast, Osimhen played in their opening match against Equatorial Guinea, which concluded in a 1-1 draw. As Real Madrid navigates the complexities of the Mbappe situation, Osimhen stands as a formidable alternative, capturing the attention of top European clubs in the process.