Manchester United striker, Odion Ighalo has come out to say that Lille star, Victor Osimhen is the future of Nigerian football.
Ighalo believes Victor just has to continue his amazing displays for club and country and he will remain relevant in the Nigerian football scene for a long time.
According to Odion, he has been mentoring the Ligue 1 star for a while and the youngster has proven to be good guy who is working hard everyday to be a great footballer.
He added that he loves Victor Osimhen because he has the mentality of a winner.
His words, “I talk to Osimhen, he’s a very nice boy. He’s a good guy. We talk, not almost every day, but almost every time I advise him,”
“He’s the future of Nigerian football. He’s the future, he’s going to do so well in football. I always advise him to keep calm, keep working hard and the guy is going to be a celebrity, you know.
“He came to watch our game against Club Brugge in Belgium because it’s closer to where he lives, he messaged me he was going to come so I gave him my jersey, and in fact he brought his own jersey for me, too.
“Osimhen is a nice boy, we’re from the same place. I love him, he’s down to earth, he’s hard working, he has a future and he has the mentality of a winner, that’s what I love about him. He has that lion’s heart.
“I love him, I just want him to keep working hard the way he’s doing, he’s going to break so many records in Europe and Nigeria.”