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Chelsea legend praises Osimhen says “he can become best in the world”

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Didier Drogba, a former player for Chelsea, has praised Victor Osimhen as a great attacker who he likes.

In an interview with Marco Giordano, the Chelsea legend said, “I like him (Osimhen) a lot. Great striker. He can be the best in the world and when you have the talent like he’s got, I think it’s just a question of momentum.”

Osimhen had long made it known that he admired the legendary Ivorian football player and aspired to be just like him as he developed as a player in Lagos’s streets.

The Napoli star had told the Republica Newspaper, “I like Drogba, but not just as a footballer.

“I like leaders and he was it on and off the pitch, where it counts the most. He has a personality that I admire, ” he said.

In his 381 games for Chelsea, Drogba scored 164 goals, and during his prime, he was a crucial member of the team. He has also scored the most goals in Ivorian national team history.

Prior to the start of the new season, Osimhen, who is quickly becoming a forward with international recognition, has been linked to several Premier League teams.

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