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Gary Lineker delights Liverpool fans with latest post about Victor Osimhen

Gary Lineker delights Liverpool fans with latest post about Victor Osimhen

Gary Lineker's post about Victor Osimhen on social media has been extremely well-received by Liverpool fans.

Gary Lineker has delighted Liverpool fans with his post about Napoli striker Victor Osimhen.

Osimhen is one of the deadliest forwards in world football at presenting, having fired Napoli to a first Scudetto in 33 years last season.

The Nigerian has been heavily linked with a number of top European clubs, though recently signed a new contract which brought a new release clause of €130 million.

Osimhen was named African Footballer of the Year last season and in a new feature, The Athletic have crowned him "the continent's best player".

However, while that is factually correct given the former England striker Lineker was not having it one bit.

The BBC Match of the Day podcast felt the need to reply to the official account on X and though he rates Osimhen, he was adamant that Mo Salah is still the top dog in Africa.

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Lineker wrote: "Great though he is, I fear you have forgotten a certain @MoSalah."

Naturally, plenty of Liverpool fans loved the response from Lineker supporting Salah and let him know about it.

One wrote: "You know ball Gary."

A second said: "Cook Gary"

A third added: "l love this guy"

A fourth commented: "@GaryLineker knows ball."

Both Osimhen and Salah have featured for their respective sides at the Africa Cup of Nations, though neither were able to taste an opening game victory.

The duo were on target, however, with Osimhen scoring for Nigeria against Equatorial Guinea and Salah, who has been playing as a No.10, notching a last-minute penalty to equalise for Egypt against Mozambique.

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Nigeria take on hosts Ivory Coast on Thursday, while Egypt are up against Ghana in their second Group B fixture.

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Topics: Gary Lineker, Liverpool, Victor Osimhen, Mohamed Salah