Napoli will fine Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, after details emerged on how he possibly tested positive for coronavirus, according to Corriere del Mezzogiorno.
Osimhen turn a test after a trip to Lagos, where he spent the yuletide season.
The result of the test came out positive and he has been isolated in his house in Italy as he recovers from the virus.
Osimhen will now miss Napoli’s first match of 2021, against Cagliari in Sunday’s Serie A game at Sardegna Arena.
Details of how the attacker, who turned 22 on Tuesday, possibly contracted Covid-19 have emerged as videos of his birthday party surfaced on social media.
The forward did not keep to the Covid-19 rules during the party along with his supporters and well-wishers, who flooded the occasion.
The Napoli authorities and manager Gennaro Gattuso are angry with the carelessness of the forward and he could be handed a hefty fine.