The manager of the Spanish La Liga giant Real Madrid Carlos Ancelotti has made it clear that the club never contemplated acquiring the services of Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Napoli striker Victor Osimhen.
The Nigerian international has been the subject of transfer speculations since last following his remarkable performance for Napoli.
When Real Madrid sold striker Karim Benzema to the Saudi club, the speculations reached the top gear that the former European champion was looking in the direction of Osimhen.
Ancelotti on Wednesday came to clarify the situation and admitted that Osimhen is one of the best strikers in Europe at present but not in their plan to get him.
” Victor Osimhen is one of the best strikers in Europe but to be honest we never thought about him. In another way.
We decided to compensate for the departure of Benzema with the arrival of Jude Bellingham”, the Italian gaffer said.