Carlo Ancelotti explains why Actual Madrid didn’t signal Victor Osimhen final summer season


Napoli’s Victor Osimhen was denied a transfer to Actual Madrid, and supervisor Carlo Ancelotti has now outlined the explanations for that call.

Think about Victor Osimhen within the all-white jersey of Actual Madrid, waving to the Bernabeu crowd after scoring a hat-trick within the Clasico. It by no means occurred, however perhaps it might have.

Actual Madrid had been linked to the Napoli striker final summer season as a alternative for the departing Karim Benzema, however the membership selected to go in a special route.

Osimhen was coming off a stellar marketing campaign the place he received the Serie A Golden Boot and led Napoli to their first league title since 1990 when the good Diego Maradona was the star of the present.

So, why didn’t Osimhen be a part of the Galacticos? Carlo Ancelotti gave causes in an interview with Radio Serie A.

“No, we didn’t signal Victor Osimhen as a result of I believe the membership thought that Benzema’s absence may very well be remedied by buying [Jude] Bellingham,” Ancelotti defined.

Bellingham turned out to be an impressed signing, as he led Los Blancos to the LaLiga and Champions League trophies in his first season.

Whereas Osimhen might nonetheless go away Napoli this summer season, the choice by Actual Madrid to prioritize signing Bellingham over the prolific striker has already paid off handsomely.

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