Villarreal’s Nigerian teenage sensation Samuel Chukwueze has been listed along 49 other youngsters that is expected to be a mega star by this time in 2020.
According to a report on European Football Governing Body website (UEFA.com), Chukwueze made the cut along with Chelsea’s teenage sensation, Callum Hudson-Odoi, Jadon Sancho, Vinicius Junior of Real Madrid and Brazil, Ethan Ampadu of Wales, Gelson Fernandes of Portugal, Achraf Hakimi of Morocco.
Chukwueze has played for Villarreal in all competitions since making his debut, including four goals from 13 outings in thiscampaign and was capped by Gernot Rohr at the National team level to round up a memorable 2018.
Chukwueze whose contract is currently due to expire at the end of the season is currently attracting interest from several teams according to his agent Johnny Ogbah.
The Nigeria’s Diamond Academy graduate has less than a year left on his current contract with the Yellow Submarines and has attracted interest from Spanish La Liga and English Premier league Clubs.
Other players on UEFA’s includes; Ilzat Akhmetov, Emil Audero, Nicolo Barella, Sander Berge, Josip Brekalo, Rafa Camacho, Giorgi Chakvetadze, CSKA’s Fedor Chalov, Alphonso Davies, Merih Demiral, Moussa Diaby, Joao Félix, Arnaut Groeneveld, Robert Gumny, Ianis Hagi, Amadou Haidara, Kai Havertz, Luka Ivanusec, Luka Jovic, Ozan Kabak, Alban Lafont, Andriy Lunin, Weston McKennie Brais Méndez, Nikola Milenkovic, Eder Militao, Juan Miranda, Nikola Moro, Arijanet Muric, Vitaliy Mykolenko.
Florian Müller, Reiss Nelson, Stanley N’Soki, Dani Olmo, Ricard Puig, Ionuț Radu, Javier Sanchez, Ismaïla Sarr, Mykola Shaparenko, Unai Simon, Oliver Skipp, Smith Rowe, Martin Terrier, Dayot Upamecano and Nicolo Zaniolo.