Decision to be made over Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri

Youssef En-Nesyri’s valuation has skyrocketed after several successful seasons with Sevilla and a huge offer from Al Hilal has tempted the club into selling the striker.

According to Estadio Deportivo, Juventus initially saw him as a replacement for Dusan Vlahovic, but now prioritise retaining the Serbian player. Italian champions Napoli were considering a replacement for Victor Osimhen but decided to renew his contract instead. None of the potential suitors expected to pay more than €40m for En-Nesyri.

It was believed that a Middle East bid could help solve Sevilla’s cash needs by selling the Morocco international, however, the €45m offered by Al Hilal doesn’t seem as attractive anymore.

The striker market’s lack of movement contributes to the difficulty of finding a replacement for En-Nesyri. Sporting director Víctor Orta must secure a suitable replacement even before selling him, as any potential player would come at a premium price due to the inflated market conditions.

Jake Staniland | GSFN

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