Leao has more class than Osimhen – Capello

Former Real Madrid coach, Fabio Capello, believe that AC Milan winger Rafael Leao has more class than Victor Osimhen but was quick to add that the Napoli striker is a prolific striker who can still improve, APROKOVIBES Sports Extra reports.

Osimhen has been in superb form this season for the Partenopei, scoring nine goals and two assists in 11 Serie A games this season.

The 23-year-old beat two players of Nigerian descent Bukayo Saka and Jamal Musiala, and sixteen other talented youngsters to the Globe Soccer Emerging Player Of The Year Award.

Capello also urged Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis to be more sensitive as regarding Osimhen as he is privid to some transfer rumours linking the Nigerian to top clubs.

“Osimhen is young, he can improve,”Capello said during an interview during the Globe Soccer Awards held in Dubai on Thursday.

“(Rafael) Leao has more class, but Osimhen is a centre-forward, one who scores, has the qualities to be a crack.

“I heard rumours here in Dubai, De Laurentiis needs to straighten the antennas. Here I know several… Real Madrid? I don’t do names, not even under torture.”

The Eagles striker has been linked with possible move to England with Manchester United, Tottenham, Liverpool and Chelsea all linked with the former Lille striker.

Osimhen’s five year contract with Napoli is valid up until the summer of 2025, with approximately two and a half years remaining.

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