Victor Osmeen He is the fourth most prolific striker in Europe’s top five leagues so far this season, Punch Movement Extra Report.
Despite missing five weeks with a hamstring injury, the Nigerian striker has scored seven goals in his eight Serie A appearances so far, averaging one every 93 minutes.
The 23-year-old trailed the trio of Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski and Kylian Mbappe.
Norwegian striker Haaland, who joined Premier League champions Manchester City for £51.5m, has been named the most prolific striker in Europe so far this season, according to Corriere dello Sport.
Haaland has scored 17 goals in his first 11 Premier League games, averaging a goal every 55 minutes. Spain’s top scorer, Barcelona’s Lewandowski, was named the second most prolific player in Europe, scoring 13 goals in 12 games.
In La Liga, the Poles score a goal every 73 minutes.
In fifth place is Osmeen’s compatriot Trem Murphy, who has eight goals in 12 Ligue 1 appearances.
The Nigeria international is averaging a goal every 108 minutes and Lorient has 27 points from 13 games, fourth in the French top flight.
Highly rated French striker Christopher Nkunku is sixth, scoring nine goals in 12 Bundesliga games – an average of one every 113 minutes.
Fulham’s Alexander Mitrovic is seventh in the log.
The World Cup-playing Serbian striker has averaged a goal every 114 minutes in the EPL so far this season. He has scored 9 goals in 12 Premier League games.
Tottenham’s Harry Kane is eighth, scoring 10 goals in 13 games, averaging a goal every 116 minutes.
Meanwhile, former U-17 and U-20 coach Manu Garba believes the Napoli forward has the potential to become Nigeria’s best ever if he continues his current form.
The late Rashidi Yekini scored Nigeria’s first goal at the FIFA Senior World Cup and was the country’s top scorer with 37 goals, arguably Nigeria’s best ever. Good striker.
“At the moment, they’re unparalleled, and everyone is in a class of their own,” Garba noted.
“Osmeen was the top scorer at the U-17 World Cup, his age is on his side and if he stays disciplined, resilient, focused and doesn’t get injured, he will be one of the great strikers.
“What I can see is that Osmeen is the best striker of the generation and has the potential to break Yekini’s record, but they can’t match it at the moment.”