Victor Osimhen appears to snub Napoli team-mates in awkward arrival at team hotel after 'unacceptable' video storm | The Sun

VICTOR OSIMHEN has been spotted appearing to snub his team-mates while arriving at Napoli's hotel.

The Serie A champions are set to host Udinese this evening.

Osimhen, 24, threatened legal action against his club yesterday via his agent after its official TikTok account posted a pair of videos mocking him for his penalty miss, which have since been deleted.

One clip referred to him as a "coconut" – widely seen as a racial slur.

Another featured the caption "gimme penalty please" and showed him then missing a spot-kick.

Arriving at the team hotel with EarPods in, the Nigerian was spotted shaking hands with team manager Guiseppe Santoro.


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He appeared to blank team-mates Diego Demme and Piotr Zielinski, however.

After the controversial TikTok post, Osimhen's agent Roberto Calenda confirmed in a statement: "What happened today on Napoli's official profile on the TikTok platform is not acceptable.

"A video mocking Victor was first made public and then, but now belatedly, deleted.

"A serious fact that causes very serious damage to the player and adds to the treatment that the boy is suffering in the last period between media trials and fake news.

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“We reserve the right to take legal action and any useful initiative to protect Victor."

The Napoli star was the subject of vile racist abuse by Verona fans during a match last season.

After the TikTok video was posted, Osimhen later deleted all but one reference to Napoli on his Instagram account.

The forward has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United in the past.

While PSG, Everton and Newcastle are also keen.

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