Victor Osimhen suffered a number of face fractures following a thudding conflict of heads throughout Napoli’s defeat at Inter Milan, the Serie A leaders mentioned on Sunday.
In an announcement, Napoli mentioned that checks revealed “multiple displaced fractures of the left eye socket and cheekbone”.
Nigeria ahead Osimhen left the San Siro area 10 minutes after half-time throughout Sunday’s thrilling showdown between Italian title contenders, received 3-2 by Inter.
The 22-year-old managed to stroll off the pitch, clearly dazed and with a swollen face, after being flattened in an aerial problem with Milan Skriniar.
Napoli didn’t say for a way lengthy they anticipated Osimhen, who has scored 5 Serie A targets this season and an additional 4 within the Europa League, is predicted to be out of motion.
However Italian media report he might be sidelined for a month. That could be a significant blow for Napoli’s title problem as, assuming he recovers in time, he will likely be additionally representing Nigeria on the Africa Cup of Nations, which will get underway in early January