Lille Forward, Victor Osimhen has played down the impression that he joined the French Ligue One Side, to replace Nicolas Pepe who joined English side, Arsenal.
The 21-year old has netted five goals in five league appearances for the French outfit and won the player of the month of August for his exploits.
“I have a lot of respect for Nicolas Pépé for everything he has brought to the club. Many people think I’m replacing him but I’m here with another name and to write my own story. We have different profiles we are not the same players.
“I don’t necessarily have goals, I’m doing my best to score as many goals as possible, and what I want above all else is winning team games. He continued.
“When I arrived here, I immediately spoke to the coach and he explained to me the importance that I could have in this team, how young people should be part of the project. with a lot of love, it made things easier. Osimhen in the prematch conference.
Lille will be away to Stade Rennais at the Roazhon Stadium on Sunday.