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Brother explains why Napoli striker Osimhen turned down Man Utd

The brother of Napoli striker Victor Osimhen says he turned down Manchester United out of respect to Odion Ighalo.

Osimhen moved to Napoli last month from Lille.

And his brother, Andrew, claims the Napoli forward rejected a move to United because he didn't want to compete with Ighalo for a place in the team.

“It is very true that Manchester United wanted Victor but he told me something like he had too much respect for Odion Ighalo to be competing for shirts with his senior colleague," Andrew told Complete Sports.

“My brother holds Ighalo in high esteem and he just didn't see himself going to Old Trafford to battle for a striking role with the highest goalscorer at the 2019 AFCON in Egypt."

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