Serie A leaders Napoli lose striker Osimhen to injury

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Napoli’s Serie A title ambitions were dealt a blow Tuesday when their leading scorer Victor Osimhen was ruled out for around three months following surgery on his jaw and eye socket. The 22-year-old Nigerian, who has scored five times this season, suffered severe facial injuries in Sunday’s 3-2 defeat to Inter Milan. Napoli will also be without Italy international Lorenzo Insigne in Wednesday’s Europa League match with Spartak Moscow. The club captain did not travel to Russia due to a knee injury. Victory in Moscow will guarantee Napoli progress to the knock-out stage of the competition while …

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