According to the CIES Football Observatory, Napoli and Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen is ranked third in the target man shooter category among forwards under the age of 25.
The Nigerian moved up six places in the ranking, which was released by the football observatory on Monday, with a score of 93.3.
Chelsea’s Kai Havertz tops the list with a score of 94.3, while Atletico Mineiro forward Matias Zaracho is second with a score of 93.4.
Osimhen’s score of 93.3 puts him 0.3 points ahead of Barcelona’s Ferran Torres in fourth place.
Darwin Nunez, Liverpool’s €80 million signing, is fifth with a score of 92.6.
In the fifth position is Liverpool’s €80m signing, Darwin Nunez, with 92.6 score.
Manchester City’s Julian Alvarez, Roma’s Tammy Abraham, Atletico Madrid’s Matthaüs Cunha, Dusan Vlahovic from Juventus and Evanilson De Lima, who plays for FC Porto complete the top 10.
Despite being a subject of transfer speculations at the recently concluded transfer window, Osimhen stays with Napoli and has started the season in style.
Prior to his injury that has ruled him out for three weeks; the 23-year-old has scored two goals and assisted one from five matches played in the Serie A. While he also played a key role in Napoli’s 4-1 win over Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League.