Osimhen’s agent says the participant might sue Napoli after a video apparently mocking his penalty miss was posted after which deleted from the membership’s TikTok account.
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen reserves “the appropriate to take authorized motion” in opposition to his personal membership after a weird video apparently mocking the participant was posted and subsequently deleted from the Serie A aspect’s official TikTok account .
The Nigerian striker’s agent, Roberto Calenda, printed a press release on X, previously Twitter, saying the video prompted “very severe harm to the participant”.
“What occurred at this time on Napoli’s official profile on the TikTok platform shouldn’t be acceptable. A video mocking Victor was first made public after which, however now belatedly, deleted,” Calenda stated within the assertion on Tuesday.
“We reserve the appropriate to take authorized motion and every other helpful initiative to guard Victor.”
Osimhen missed a late penalty in a goalless draw in opposition to Bologna in Serie A on Sunday and the video included a clip of the striker’s penalty miss with a wierd, sped-up voice dubbed excessive.
🇳🇬 This was the unique video posted by Napoli about Victor Osimhen… after which deleted.
⚠️ …participant agent Calenda introduced that Osimhen is contemplating taking authorized motion in opposition to Napoli. pic.twitter.com/0PLunco9aD
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 26, 2023
Final season, Osimhen helped the Italian crew to a maiden league title, the membership’s first in three many years, by scoring 31 targets in all competitions.
The unusual social media clip comes after there seemed to be stress between Osimhen and Napoli supervisor Rudi Garcia in the course of the match.
The 24-year-old ahead was seen abusing Garcia as he was substituted with 4 minutes remaining within the goalless draw.
After the match, Garcia informed reporters: “Even the best gamers within the historical past of soccer miss penalties. As for when he left, we talked about that. What I say to my gamers stays within the locker room.”
Osimhen, who attracted curiosity from Manchester United this summer season, didn’t comply with signal a brand new contract with the Italian crew.
Champion Napoli is seventh within the standings and can play at house in opposition to Udinese on Wednesday.