Samuel Chukwueze reportedly emerges as target for Manchester United and Chelsea

Samuel Chukwueze reportedly emerges as target for Manchester United and Chelsea

- Samuel Chukwueze is now a target for Chelsea and Manchester United

- Arsenal who are also Premier League side are tracking the Nigerian winger

- Chukwueze is currently on the books of Spanish side Villarreal

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Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze may be moving to the Premier League next year from Spanish La Liga giants Villarreal as Chelsea and Manchester United are interested in him.

For the past two seasons, Arsenal have been tracking the Super Eagles star and the Gunners are also interested in the signing of the 21-year-old superstar.

According to the report on UK Sun citing 90min, many Premier League clubs are also interested in the signing of Samuel Chukwueze.

Since joining Villarreal from Diamond Football Academy, Samuel Chukwueze has played 84 games so far for the Yellow Submarine and has scored 12 goals.

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The report added that any club that wants to sign Samuel Chukwueze must be ready to meet Villarreal's asking price of £80 million which is around N39. 7 Billion.

UK Sun explained more in their report that former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla revealed that the Gunners' chiefs asked him for more information on Samuel Chukwueze and Pau Torres.

“Yes I’m asked about them, friends from Arsenal especially.
“They ask me about them and think they can make the jump to the Premiership tomorrow.
“It’s good that great teams are interested in young players from here, but for the moment I tell them to leave them alone here.
“They still have to take steps forward. They both have a great personality and their feet are on the ground.”

Samuel Chukwueze has played 15 games so far for the Super Eagles of Nigeria and has scored two goals for the three-time African champions.

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Samuel Chukwueze reportedly emerges as target for Manchester United and Chelsea
Samuel Chukwueze reportedly emerges as target for Manchester United and Chelsea. Photo by Aitor Alcalde Colomer
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Samuel Chukwueze was among the scorers when his side recorded their fourth win of the season following Villarreal's 2-0 win over Real Valladolid.

The Nigerian international last scored for the Yellow Submarines in their 3-1 win over Celta Vigo in November 2019.

But the 21-year-old was on hand to side-foot home Villarreal's first in the 21st minute from an Alfonso Pedraza's low cross.

Spain international Pau Torres added the second in the 37th minute as the Yellow Submarines doubled the advantage to make it 2-0.

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