- Nigerian star Samuel Chukwueze could miss the Europa League final
- This comes after he suffered an injury against Arsenal in the semifinal
- Villarreal will be facing Manchester United in the final of the Europa League
Spanish La Liga giants Villarreal have confirmed that Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has suffered serious injury on his left leg and will be out of action for some days or weeks.
The Nigerian footballer got injured while playing for Villarreal against Arsenal in the second leg of their Europa League semifinal clash at the Emirates stadium.
Arsenal failed to score a goal against their visitors which sent them out of the championship as Villarreal will be facing Manchester United in the final.
According to the report on Villarreal website, they did not reveal the actual date Samuel Chukwueze would return to action bringing fears that he could miss the final against Manchester United.
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“The Nigerian footballer has suffered muscle damage to the quadriceps in his left leg.
“Medical tests carried out on Samu Chukwueze have confirmed muscular damage to the quadriceps in his left leg, which he picked up during the second leg of the UEFA Europa League semi-final against Arsenal FC.''
So far this season in the Spanish La Liga, Samuel Chukwueze has been impressive for Villarreal in all competitions as the club currently occupy sixth position on the table with four games to end the season.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian international Samuel Chukwueze posed with his new blonde hairstyle which has got his followers buzzing across social media.
The Villarreal of Spain winger also flashed an exotic Mercedes Benz C300 car worth between N140million and N160million.
This ride is designed specifically for sports stars and is acclaimed for its sporting soul, impeccably detailed cabin and class-leading innovation.
C300 puts the owner at the forefront of luxury. And with its 255-hp turbo engine, it lets the driver enjoy pulling ahead of the crowd.
As per Naija Fame, the 21-year-old star is rated one of the richest and most influential Nigerian footballers, with an estimated net worth of $1 Million as of 2021.