Victor Osimhen, Napoli’s Nigeria International is in Belgium to seek further help on his injured shoulder
Osimhen will be out until after Christmas
He is expected to work with the Belgian national team’s physio Lieven Maesschalck, who has previously helped Napoli with Dries Mertenz, Faouzi Ghoulam and Amin Younes.
The decision has been taken in agreement with the medical staff at Napoli
Osimhen got injured while Super Eagles’ duty in the ill-fated 4-4 draw 2021 AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone in Benin on November 13 and has since missed Serie A seven matches with Napoli.
It was confirmed that Osimhen sought his club’s permission to be treated by Belgian national team’s physio : “At the “Move to Cure” center by Lieven Maesschalck, historical physiotherapist of the Belgian national team and consultant for AC Milan at the time of Gattuso.
“It was Osimhen who requested and obtained” authorization for the trip to Flanders: both because Napoli play practically every three days and their teammates are systematically engaged elsewhere.