‘It’s as if he had passed under a grinder,’ Surgeon describes Osimhen’s injury

Surgeon who performed surgery on Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, last Tuesday, said the player looked like he had been run over.

Osimhen after his clash with Skriniar (left)

The Nigerian striker was seriously affected in a clash with Milan Skriniar on Sunday in Napoli’s defeat at Inter Milan.

On Sunday, Victor Osimhen came out in the 55th minute of the game against Inter (3-2 loss), after a big aerial shock with Milan defender Milan Skriniar.

The Nigerian striker from Naples suffered ‘multiple displacements of the orbit of the eye and the left cheekbone,’ announced the Neapolitan club after the meeting.

“There were a total of twenty fractures” revealed to Calciomercato the surgeon who operated on him on Tuesday. It’s as if he had passed under a grinder. The intervention lasted 3h30. The eye was out of its socket. We have to make him a custom mask. “

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The striker is estimated to be out of action for around 90 days, according to Napoli.

Osimhen is now confirmed to miss the African Cup of Nations (AFON) which will take place from January 9 to February 6.

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