‘Not The Same Osimhen’ — Capello Laments Napoli Star Poor Display Against Barcelona

Former AC Milan manager, Fabio Capello was left unimpressed with Victor Osimhen’s performance in Napoli’s defeat to Barcelona.

The Partenopei suffered a 3-1 away defeat to Barcelona on Tuesday and were, therefore, eliminated from the UEFA Champions League.

Osimhen scored Napoli’s solitary goal in the first leg but was largely anonymous in the reverse fixture.

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Capello reckoned that the Nigeria international was far from his best in the game.

“He was flagged offside six times in the first half and went unnoticed in the second half,” the former England manager said during Sky Sport Italia’s post-match show

“It was not the same Osimhen we usually see. He struggled against Barcelona defenders and only won one aerial duel. Barcelona’s weak point was the defence, and he could not emerge.”

Napoli’s next Serie A game is against Inter Milan at the

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