Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba has revealed his admiration for Napoli’s forward, Victor Osimhen.
The 21-year-old Nigerian who joined the Partenopei from Lille in a big-money move, speaking on Napoli’s Youtube Channel, described Drogba as one of his role models.
“I grew up watching Didier Drogba play, he was an example for me.
“One day I was training and a man called me asking if I knew who I play like. He told me to go to YouTube and see Didier Drogba.
“There I fell in love with his way of playing and the kind of person he is. From that moment, seeing Drogba play had a major impact on my game and helped me a lot.”
Osimhen has been sensational since joining Napoli. He scored 18goals and made six assists in 32 games last season.
Speaking to Italy’s Calciomercatoit about Osimhen yesterday, Drogba said ; “I like him a lot. He’s a great striker.
The Ivorian was asked if he thinks the 23-year-old will become one of the best striker in the world, Drogba said : “Nothing is impossible in football. When you have a talent like he’s got, I think it’s just a question of momentum.”