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Big trouble for top French League giants as Super Eagles top star set to miss PSG crunch clash

– Victor Osimhen will miss Paris Saint Germain clash next weekend over yellow cards accumulation

– The 20-year-old was said to have accumulated three yellow cards in fewer than ten games

– Osimhen has scored nine goals in all competitions for his Ligue 1 club Lille

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen will not be available for his French League side Lille when they battle table toppers Paris Saint Germain next weekend.

The Super Eagles star joined Les Dogues this summer from Belgian side Sporting Charleroi and immediately hit the ground running at his new club.

Osimhen, 20, has scored nine goals and two assists in all competitions so far this campaign but has been suspended for what looks like the biggest game of his career so far this season.

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The club confirmed the news on their official Twitter and it is sure that they will miss the prolific striker in the game.

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“Due to an accumulation of three yellow cards in fewer than ten games, Victor Osimhen will be suspended for #PSGLOSC on 22 November.”

The forward scored his side’s only goal in their 4-1 defeat in one of the Champions League games this midweek – taking his goal tally in Europe to two.

Osimhen attracted interests from the French club after scoring 12 goals and three assists in 25 appearances last season.

He also made his debut for the country’s senior national team earlier this year after featuring in his first Africa Cup of Nations championship in Egypt.

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Though, he did not have enough playing time at the summer football event, Osimhen scored his first goal for the Super Eagles in a friendly game against Ukraine.

The forward broke into the football world after scoring record ten goals at the FIFA U17 World Cup in 2015.

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Lille forward Victor Osimhen is gearing up for Les Douges Champions League cracker against Valencia on Wednesday night, October 23, at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

The former Golden Eaglets ace is enjoying a decent start to his debut campaign with Lille after netting eight times in 12 games since arriving from Belgium side Sporting Charleroi in the summers.

The Christopher Galtier’s tutored-side are preparing for their third UCL Group H tie and Osimhen showed his preparedness with a wonderful goal training today.

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