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Napoli striker Victor Osimhen facing several weeks out

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen faces several weeks out after being knocked out on Sunday against Atalanta.

Osimhen has since been given an all-clear by medical chiefs.

"He suffered head trauma with memory loss," explained neurosurgeon Alfredo Bucciero to Radio Kiss Kiss.

“Now the medical tests are showing good results, but we still need to wait for the natural recovery time to be completed.

“We don't have signs of a haematoma on the brain, nor damage to the skullcap. We must be cautious, he needs at least a week of complete rest.

“I think he could be available again from early March. Osimhen is in a rush, he wants to play and asks me to hurry up the process, but in these situations, rest is necessary. We cannot run any risks."

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