It’s difficult without him – Napoli boss bemoans Osimhen’s absence in tough win at Leece. The manager of Napoli, Luciano Spalletti, acknowledged that the Partenopei are having trouble without their star attacker, Victor Osimhen.
Due to a muscular ailment, Osimhen has missed the last two games for the Serie A leaders.
Napoli struggled to a 2-1 victory against Leece on Friday night after being destroyed 4-0 by AC Milan the previous weekend.
Napoli’s 19-point advantage at the top of the standings was restored with the victory.
After the win against Leece, Spalletti stated, “It does get tough without him (Osimhen), because he has this style of going into space, this physicality, he can attract everyone to him and consequently create the space for his teammates.
With 21 goals from 23 games, the 24-year-old is Serie A’s top scorer this year.