To replace Ronaldo, who will Man Utd choose, Kane or Osimhen?

Man United will return to the transfer market in the summer in search of a long-term replacement for the position left by Cristiano Ronaldo.


Ronaldo’s departure during this winter’s transfer window was replaced by the loan signing of Wout Weghorst to Burnley. The Netherlands international has played 14 times for the Red Devils but has only scored 1 goal. With such a declaration, there is still a chance that Erik ten Hag’s group may рᴜгcҺɑᵴе him.


The best option for the striker position, according to The Sun, may be for Man Utd to рᴜгcҺɑᵴе Harry Kane, the top star of Tottenham and England, during the summer transfer window. The Red Devils are certain they can succeed if the Spurs falter in the Top 4 race. And in that event, the North London club’s £ 100 million price tag would have to be drastically cut.



Victor Osimhen of Napoli is a further target for Man Utd. Yet, there will be a hefty price to pay for this Nigerian k.i.l.l.e.r since Napoli is also doing well and is nearly guaranteed to compete in the Champions League next season when it is very steady at the top of Serie A.


Arsenal, another Premier League participant, is vying for Osimhen’s services.


Both Kane and Osimhen are great alternatives to Ronaldo, but who is the better one for them?


In all competitions since the 2021/22 season, Kane has played more matches than his 24-year-old colleague, 86 compared to 58. Which, Kane scored 47 goals, creating another 14. At the same time, Osimhen only got 39 goals and 5 assists.


But the Napoli striker’s average goal participation rate per 90 minutes is more impressive than Kane’s. Osimhen’s goal utilization rate is also higher than the England captain.



However, Kane is on another level when compared to his ability to make balls. He created 121 chances compared to Osimhen’s 46 since the beginning of last season so far. The 29-year-old striker also touches the ball in the opponent’s box more than Osimhen.


But there is one big advantage that can decide success or failure: Osimhen is much younger than the Tottenham striker (he is 5 years younger than Kane). With many years ahead to develop, Osimhen can excel even more in the future.


Although Kane and Osimhen are both excellent Ronaldo substitutes, which one is superior?


During the 2021/22 season, Kane has played 86 games overall, as opposed to 58 for his 24-year-old teammate. which Kane participated in by scoring 47 goals and assisting 14 more. Osimhen only managed 39 goals and 5 assists during the same period.


The Napoli striker, though, has a higher average goal participation rate per 90 minutes than Kane. Osimhen outperforms the England captain in terms of goal usage rate.



Regarding his capacity to create balls, Kane is superior to him. Since the start of the previous season, he has produced 121 opportunities as opposed to Osimhen’s 46. Moreover, the 29-year-old striker touches the ball more times in the penalty area than Osimhen does.


Yet, Osimhen has a significant edge that might m.e.a.n the difference between success and failure: he is considerably younger than the Tottenham striker (he is 5 years younger than Kane). Osimhen has a long way to go to improve before he can achieve even greater success.


Man City defeated Newcastle 2-0 in the 26th round of the Premier League 2022–23, however, Erling Haaland only contributed one assist, keeping the total goals scored at 27. He presently holds the #1 spot among Premier League goal scorers. The European Golden Shoe in 2022–2023 and also England. Today, Haaland has 54 points.



The Napoli player Victor Osimhen is in second place on the Golden Shoe table, 16 points ahead of the Norwegian star. Osimhen’s outstanding ability while wearing the Napoli jersey made him the most sought-after striker in Serie A. The 24-year-old striker has played in 26 games in all competitions this season and has scored 21 goals and provided 4 assists.


With 19 goals, Osimhen now holds the top spot among Serie A’s top scorers. While Napoli is 15 points behind Inter, the side in second place, the amazing performance of the Nigerian player significantly helps the squad get to the finish line. Many of the major teams in Europe are keeping an eye on Osimhen as a result.

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