Victor Osimhen Vs Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: Who is The Main Man For Napoli?


Nigeria international, Victor Osimhen, and Georgian midfieder, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, led Napoli’s charge for the 2022/23 Serie A title.

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Here, we will take you through their stats for Napoli so far this season before conclusion on who is Napoli’s main man?

Victor Osimhen Napoli stats this season

Victor Osimhen was the Gil Azzurri’s posterboy as the club ended their 33 years wait for the Scudetto.

The narrative of Napoli’s landmark Serie A triumph can not be complete without Victor Osimhen.

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Osimhen in action for Napoli

The 24-year-old shouldered the burden of leading the club to their historic Serie A triumph.

Victor Osimhen’s goal blitz was a defining factor in the build up to Napoli Serie A win.

Osimhen scored 21 goals for Napoli, emerging as Serie A top scorer, to edge out rivals and clear the route for Napoli to clinch the Serie A trophy.

The Nigeria international scored the title-winning goal against Udinese to increase his goal tally to 22 goals.

He has increased his tally to 23 goals after he scored a spotkick against Fiorentina to lead Napoli to their first win after winning the Serie A title.

Notably, Napoli made history becoming the first team to win the Serie A title with six games to spare. Underneath the historic feat, Victor Osimhen was the hero. Osimhen was also not lacking in European topflight for Napoli. He has 5 Champions League goals for the club this season.

Osimhen won the Serie A trophy as the best African player in Serie A history. He equaled George Weah’s 46-goal tally – the highest number of goals ever scored by an African player.

He also surpassed Samuel Eto’o’s 21-goal record – the highest number of goal ever scored in a single season by an African player.

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia stats for Napoli this season

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Khvicha Kvaratskhelia in action for Napoli

Khvicha is Napoli’s deadliest playmaker so far this season. A pivot that drove Napoli’s intimidating attacks and greases Victor Osimhen’s goal instinct.

Luciano Spalletti seem to have built the Napoli squad around the Georgian at the middle of the park.

He was another hero in Napoli’s Serie A title-winning run. The Georgian attacking midfielder was prolific both in attacking and playmaking roles for Napoli.

Kvaratskhelia has double digit goals and assists for Napoli. He has 10 goals and 12 assists for Napoli in Serie A, including 2 goals in Champions League.

Victor Osimhen Vs Khvicha Kvaratskhelia: who is Napoli’s main man?

Victor Osimhen

Victor Osimhen and Khvicha Kvaratskhelia oiled Napoli’s machine that won the Serie A. Both players are at their best but from the stats Victor Osimhen has the bragging rights over Khvicha Kvaratskhelia.

However, the Georgian is a full definition of a playmaker. His passing, dribbling, and creative skills makes him a hitman in his own rights.

Osimhen does little of the dribbling and nutmegs but is a prolific goal poacher. His tally makes a huge difference for Napoli in their title-winning run.


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