Antonio Conte Provides Update On Victor Osimhen And Khvicha Kvaratskhelia’s Future At Napoli


Napoli manager Antonio Conte provided an update on the future of Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

During a press conference, Conte revealed the fact that Victor Osimhen will leave Napoli this summer, and he is totally confident that Kvaratskhelia will be staying at Napoli next season.

Antonio Conte is aware of Victor Osimhen’s decision to leave Napoli this summer.

Napoli manager Antonio Conte has indicated that Napoli will sell the Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen this summer.

Conte, during the press conference, revealed Osimhen’s desire to leave Napoli this summer, saying, “I’m aware of his situation; I know there’s an agreement with the club, so it’s a different case compared to others.”.

“There’s a pact between Victor and Napoli on his future, and I accepted that.”

The Nigerian has attracted interest from big football clubs in Europe, including Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal. 

Last season, he turned down a move to the Saudi Arabia Pro League. The Napoli side are ready to sell the player this season if any football club meet his release clause of €130 million.

However, Napoli may be forced to lower the asking price if interested football club fail to meet the club’s asking price for Osimhen

Antonio Conte on Victor Osimhen

Antonio Conte Confident Khvicha Kvaratskhelia Will Stay At Napoli Next Season

Napoli manager Antonio Conte revealed that Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia will not leave the 2022–23 Serie A Champions in the summer.

Conte made this claim during a press conference, saying, “There are no doubts. Khvicha Kvaratskhelia stays here, and he will play for Napoli.”

“There are no doubts; it’s all clear. Kvara will stay here with us.”.

Kvaratskhelia has been heavily linked with Paris Saint-Germain, as they are interested in replacing Kylian Mbappe ahead of next season.

However, Kvaratskhelia agent Mamuka Jugeli said something different pertaining to the player’s future. He said “As for the future, we are talking with the club; we will see what will happen.”

“He will leave if another club presents an offer that the management cannot refuse. I can’t talk about a specific amount; these are De Laurentiis’s assessments. I protect Khvicha’s contract and work. Everything will be clear at the end of May.”

Antonio Conte Reacts To Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Statement, Calling Him A Manager Rather Than A Coach

Napoli Head coach Antonio Conte responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s latest comment, saying he is more of a manager than a coach.

During a press conference as the manager of Napoli, he replied to Ibrahimovic statement, saying, “Ibrahimovic’s words? I respect everyone.”

“He said he considers me more of a manager. I consider myself a manager; I want to have a say, and maybe somewhere else that might have bothered people.” 

During Ibrahimovic’s latest interview, he also revealed that Conte is not the manager AC Milan want. The Swedish legend was present during the unveiling of the new AC Milan manager, Paulo Fonseca. 

Ibrahimovic believed Fonseca was a better option than Conte.

Napoli President De Laurentiis criticised Paris Saint-Germain for making a bid for Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

Napoli President Aurelio de Laurentiis has criticized the Ligue 1 giant, Paris Saint-Germain, for approaching Georgian attacker Khvicha Kvaratskhelia without the club’s authorization.

During an interview, the Napoli President said, “There are clubs that make proposals to players with no authorization from the club; it’s illegal.” 

“In that club, there’s the president of ECA, but I’m not even surprised about those things in football. I’m always correct.”

The 23-year-old winger joined the Napoli side in the 2022–23 season and helped Naples win the Scudetto. Kvaratskhelia’s consistency made him one of the most sought-after players in Europe.

The Napoli side revealed they are not interested in negotiating with any football club over a deal to sign the Georgian player, and he remains an integral part of the squad.


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