Lille will pocket €70 million in the first year, which could rise to €80 million based on performance-related add-ons.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that former Nigeria global Emmanuel Amuneke has stated emphatically that Lille striker Victor Osimhen has the potential of becoming greater than Didier Drogba.More news: United Kingdom welcomes European Union sanctions against China, Russia, N.Korea
Speaking with The Guardian yesterday, Adelabu, a sports scientist and former manager of Eko United FC of Lagos said: "We need more of the Osimhens from Nigerian football".
This decision indicates that French global goalkeeper Mike Maignan is very likely to quit Les Dogues this summer, with Leo Jardim, who was signed for €6m last summer, to become the club's new first choice goalkeeper.More news: Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg receives treatment in New York hospital
"When we talk of Brazil as a nation, what comes to the mind is the large turn over of quality footballers from the country to the rest of the world".
Osimhen scored 18 goals in 38 appearances for Lille in the 2019/20 season before he left the club for Napoli.
He will wear the Number 9 jersey, which is now held by Fernando Llorente.More news: YouTube Q2 Ad Revenue Growth Slows, Google’s Search Sales Fall Nearly 10%
Osimhen had joined Lille from Belgium's Charleroi as a replacement for Pepe.