Villarreal have shared their support and excitement following the nomination of Super Eagles striker, Samuel Chukwueze who has been recognised as one of the best U21 players in Europe by France Football organisers of the Ballon d’Or.
“Yellows attacker @chukwueze_8 is among the ten players nominated for the #KopaTrophy, which recognises the best U21 player in the world in 2019. ”
— Villarreal CF English (@Eng_Villarreal) October 22, 2019
Last season, in his first year at the top flight, the Nigerian forward scored ten times, and got four assists in 47 tie, whilst so far in this season, he has scored two goals and has assisted twice in only eight games.
The 20-years-old player who was nominated for the 2019 FIFA Golden boy award was named in a 10-man shortlist.
Full shortlist OF 2019 Kopa Trophy
Matteo Guendouzi (Arsenal)
Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)
Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid)
Moise Kean (Everton)
Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal)
Kang-in Lee (Valencia)
Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus)
Vinicius Jr (Real Madrid)
Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen)
Andriy Lunin (Real Valladolid)