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victor Osimhen ranks fourth most prolific striker in Europe

Super Eagles and Napoli of Italy striker, Victor Osimhen has been ranked the fourth most prolific striker in Europe’s top five leagues so far this season. 

The Nigerian goal-poacher has scored seven goals in eight league games so far, averaging a goal every 93 minutes in the Serie A despite being out for five weeks due to a hamstring injury.

The 23-year-old is behind the trio of Manchester City’s Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski of Barcelona, and PSG’s Kylian Mbappe.

The Norwegian striker, Haaland, who joined the Premier League champions in a deal worth £51.5million, is rated as the most prolific striker in Europe so far this term according to Corriere dello Sport.

Haaland has scored 17 goals in his first 11 EPL games and has averaged a goal every 55 minutes. 

Barcelona’s Lewandowski is rated as the second most prolific player in Europe, having scored 13 goals in 12 games.

The Poland international who scores a goal every 73 minutes, displays his prowess in the LaLiga.

In the fifth position is Terem Moffi, who has notched up eight goals in 12 Ligue 1 games.

The Nigeria international averages a goal every 108 minutes for Lorient who sit fourth in the French topflight log with 27 points from 13 games.

Highly-rated French forward Christopher Nkunku is ranked sixth, having scored nine goals in 12 Bundesliga games, averaging a goal every 113 minutes.

Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic is seventh in the log.

The Serbian striker has averaged a goal every 114 minutes in the EPL so far this season. He has scored nine times in 12 league games in the Premier League.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane is ranked eighth, having scored 10 goals in 13 games, averaging a goal every 116 minutes.

Writing by Fany Olumoye; Editing by Tony Okerafor