Villarreal name price for Liverpool target Chukwueze

Naija Players Abroad By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 14/06/2019

Villarreal has named their price for Liverpool transfer target Samuel Chukwueze, who has enjoyed a breakout season.

The 20-year-old Nigeria international moves to Estadio de la Cerámica for 445 thousand Pounds when he joined them a season and half ago from Diamond Football Academy.

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According to L’equipe reports that Villarreal has now put a price tag of £56million for Super Eagles winger who preparing for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Chukwueze enjoyed an impressive breakthrough season in La Liga, scoring eight goals in 38 matches in all competitions playing alongside the likes of former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla and ex- Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori.

The former Nigeria U-17 and U-20 still have a contract with The Yellow Submarine till 2023.

Nigeria Football Federation’s 2018 Young Player of the year has also been named the 12th most valuable player under the age of 20 in Europe’s top five leagues.