Chelsea told to pay €80 million or forget about signing this Ligue 1 player

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According to Football London, Ligue 1 side Lille has told Chelsea and other clubs interested in signing Nigerian international Victor Osimhen to pay €80 million or forget about signing the forward.

The 21 year old forward continues to be linked with a move to Stamford Bridge despite Chelsea close to signing Timo Werner from RB Leipzig.

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Lille are reportedly keen on keeping the Nigerian international and have stuck the massive transfer valuation in order to ward off interest.

Premier League sides Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool have all been linked with the forward. Napoli are also interested in signing the Nigerian striker.

Osimhen only joined the club from Charleroi last summer for €12m, as a replacement for Nicolas Pepe (who left Lille for Arsenal) and has impressed for Lille this season, scoring 18 goals for the French club.

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