Samuel Chukwueze began his European career in 2018 when he joined Villarreal and in 217 games for Villarreal, he has tallied 41 goals and 33 assists
The current La Liga champion, Real Madrid, is keeping a careful eye on Nigerian wonder Samuel Chukwueze owing to his recent strong play for Villarreal, soccernet.ng understands
The Vikings are reportedly aiming to bolster their team, and club president Florentino Pérez has shown interest in the Super Eagles forward.
The actions of the Nigerian star enabled the Yellow Submarines to close the gap in the contest for next season’s right to compete in Europe, which was essential to their stunning triumph against Carlo Ancelotti’s team.
The Super Eagles winger tied the score at the Santiago Bernabéu following a teammate’s own goal, and he added another goal to give Quique Setién’s squad the win.
Samuel Chukwueze’s contract with Villarreal ends in June 2024, and as things stands, Real Madrid are keeping close tab on him.
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Following this, sources indicated that Fiorentina was interested in the Nigerian talent and spoke with Spanish billionaire Fernando Roig about the prospect of signing him to pair with Brazilian Vinicius Junior.
According to Peter Paul Parrado, “Florentino liked it and in the box they [Fiorentina Perez and Fernando Roig] discussed the possibility of having Vinicius in one band and Chukwueze in the other, two daggers.”
The 23-year-old has previously attracted interest from Premier League teams like Aston Villa and Arsenal, but he wouldn’t turn down a chance to play for Real Madrid due to their big stature.
The contract of the Nigerian star at the Estadio de la Cerámica is set to expire in June 2024; for a fee of around 50 million euros, the Nigerian international may decide to swap teams, and the club aiming to make a big profit on him during the next summer transfer window.