Authoritative Italian newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport has compared Super Eagles strikers Victor Osimhen and ‘Simy’ Nwankwo.
‘Simy’ has netted 19 goals for bottom club Crotone this season in Serie A, while Osimhen has seven goals.
Gazetta dello Sport reported that ‘Simy’, who it described as “Giant of the Goal” has so far outshone compatriot Osimhen.
“The giant of Crotone has done better than his compatriot Osimhen, star of Napoli and record signing last summer for 70 million Euros,” reported the newspaper.
Nwankwo is one the leading Nigerian scorer in Serie A with 29 goals past the former record holder Obafemi Martins.
His goals this season has already got Genoa and Sampdoria to renew local rivalry in the race to sign him this summer.
Crotone paid 800,000 Euros for him, but could now pocket as much as eight million Euros thanks to his red-hot form.