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Osimhen to undergo surgery on face injury

Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, is set to undergo surgery after fracturing his cheekbone in their clash with Inter Milan on Sunday night.

The Super Eagles star started the game, but came off 10 minutes into the second half due to the injury.

Osimhen was involved in a clash of heads with Milan defender, Škriniar.

Tests carried out on the 22-year-old showed multiple displaced fractures of the orbit and left cheekbone.

Napoli have now confirmed Osimhen will undergo an operation in the next few days.

An official statement read: “The instrumental tests carried out on Victor Osimhen at the end of the Inter-Napoli match revealed multiple displaced fractures of the orbit and of the left cheekbone.

“The player will undergo surgery in the next few days and will remain under observation at the Niguarda Hospital in Milan tonight.”

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