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Napoli banks on Osimhen for Seria A title defence

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Napoli manager, Walter Mazzarri hopes Victor Osimhen returns to his best as soon as possible after the Nigerian inspired a 2-1 away win at Atalanta on Saturday night.

Osimhen stepped up from the bench to team up Elf Elmas for the winning goal at the Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo.

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It was the striker’s first goal for the Serie A champions since he sustained a hamstring injury on international duty last month.

Mazzarri, who took charge of the Serie A champions last week has kind words for the talismanic striker.

“I didn’t need to be the Napoli coach to know that Osimhen is an excellent striker, I had watched him play! Fortunately he is back, I hope he gets his form back as soon as possible,” he said.

The 24-year-old has scored six goals in nine appearances for Napoli this season.

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