- Samuel Chukwueze is reportedly closing in on a contract extension at Villarreal after Pau Torres' recent renewal
- The 20-year-old is one of the brightest talents in the Spanish topflight and Villarreal are not ready to let go easily
- Chukwueze has attracted interest from Premier League clubs in the past
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze is reportedly in talks with eggheads of Spanish La Liga side Villarreal over a long term contract.
According to reports coming out of the Spanish topflight, the Yellow Submarine are excited with Chukwueze’s form since his debut last campaign, and has netted twice alongside one assist so far in the new season.
Interestingly, reports suggest Villarreal intend to table a bumper deal with huge buyout clause of 60m euros for Chukwueze, in a bid to scare off potential suitors from the Nigerian international.
At the last count, Villarreal chiefs have reportedly commenced talks with the player’s representative, with a task of persuading the Eagles winger to commit his future to the La iga outfit.
Chukwueze emerged the young player of the year for Villarreal and Nigeria and Country last campaign courtesy of his impressive form last season.
The youngster recently made the list of the 49 emerging talents for Tutto sports golden boy award.
Chukwueze, who has two goals to his name for the Yellow Submarines this season, is expected to join Super Eagles teammate next week ahead of the October 13 friendly against Brazil in Singapore.
Legit.ng reported earlier that Super Eagles and Villarreal forward Samuel Chukwueze is capable of producing exciting moments with the ball at his feet claims club captain Santi Cazorla after their 5-1 win over Real Betis in the La Liga.
The 20-year-old Nigerian international did not disappoint after coming off the substitute bench to win a second half penalty which handed Villarreal a 2-1 lead before assisting two other goals that took scores to 4-1.
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