- Samuel Chukwueze has been reportedly targeted by Real Madridas replacement for Gareth Bale
- The Nigerian international currently has a €63m release clause on his current deal with Villarreal
- Chukwueze has scored two goals in seven appearances for Villarreal in the current campaign
Spanish giants Real Madrid are plotting a move for Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze to replace Wales star Gareth Bale in the forthcoming transfer window.
According to Spanish website Fichajes, Bale is repeatedly linked with a switch to Man United in recent time, with an earlier move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning failing to see the light of the day during summer transfer window.
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The report claim Villarreal could lose the Nigerian international at the end of the 2019-2020 season, with a host of clubs, including La Liga champions reportedly keeping tabs on the winger.
Chukwueze was in action for Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets at the 2015 U17 World Cup and was signed by Villarreal after he turned 18 in August 2017.
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Legit.ng reported earlier that Samuel Chukwueze has become the latest transfer target for Barcelona if they fail to land Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain in January, reports claim.
According to Gol Digital, the Spanish champions are interested in signing the Villarreal winger to bolster their squad if they fail to get Neymar.
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