Osimhen took to his Twitter page on Sunday to announce the passing of his father while sharing a write-up that had “R.I.P. Dad”
He said: “R.I.P. Dad. No words to describe this feeling.”
Osimhen currently plays for French Ligue 1 side, Lille.
The 21-year-old has drawn the interest of Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United in the past.
His current contract with Lille will expire at the end of the 2023/2024 season.
Osimhen is expected to cost around £70 million.