- Samuel Chukwueze has been ranked as African's most valuable Under 20 player
- The 19-year-old Nigerian winger currently plays for Spanish side Villarreal
- He is a summer target for Premier League duo of Manchester City and Liverpool
Nigerian and Villarreal of Spain attacker Samuel Chukwueze has been ranked as the African's most valuable Under-20 player in top five football Leagues in Europe.
This is according to Switzerland based organization CIES Football Observatory who valued the 19-year-old winger to worth €35 million.
And based on the transfer market, Samuel Chukwueze is now the 12th most expensive Under-20 player in the world.
Samuel Chukwueze has been impressive this season for Villarreal making 37 appearances in all competitions with eight goals and also providing three assists.
He was recently linked with a move to join one of Liverpool or Manchester City in the Premier League this summer.
Meanwhile, Jadon Sancho of Borussia Dortmund is the most valuable U20 player according to the report followed by Arsenal’s Mattéo Guendouzi (€70m) and AS Roma’s Nicolò Zaniolo (€67m).
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester City and Liverpool are keeping close tabs on £54m-rated Super Eagles and Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze.
According to the report, the Premier League pair are set to battle for the 19-year-old, who they have identified as a possible signing this summer after following his progress over the past 12 months.
Interestingly, the former Golden Eaglets ace, who is known for his pace and skillful prefers to start on the right wing and cut in to shoot with his favorite left foot.
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