Victor Osimhen is still in Nigeria but is expected back in Italy next week to start the intensive phase of his recovery work.
The 24-year-old is currently sidelined with a hamstring muscle injury.
Osimhen sustained the injury in Nigeria’s 2-2 draw against Saudi Arabia on October 13.
The forward has missed the club’s last three consecutive games due to injury.
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Osimhen has remained in Nigeria since suffering the injury, leaving Napoli waiting for his return.
Napoli hope he’ll be fit to face Atalanta on November 25, a match that could prove vital in the race for the top spots in Serie A.
He has scored six goals in eight league appearances for the Partenopei this season.