Real Madrid and AC Milan to battle for Nigeria's Europa League winning star

Real Madrid and AC Milan to battle for Nigeria's Europa League winning star

Joba Ogunwale 15:31 - 23.05.2023

Real Madrid and AC Milan are monitoring the activities of one of Nigeria’s best players this season.

European giants Real Madrid and AC Milan are set to go head-to-head for the services of Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze

Chukwuweze has received plaudits for his performances for Villarreal this season, and that has caught the attention of the European heavyweights. 

Chukwueze's best season yet

The Super Eagles star has been one of Villarreal’s best players this season, with 13 goals and 11 assists in 47 matches. 

Samuel Chukwueze is having his best season yet
Samuel Chukwueze has been brilliant for Villarreal this season

Chukwueze has six goals and five assists in 34 league games for Villarreal, his best ever goal contribution in a single LaLiga season. 

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The 24-year-old also has another four goals in Copa del Rey and three in the UEFA Europa Conference League. 

Real Madrid and AC Milan to battle for Chukwueze 

As a result of his brilliant performances this season, he has been linked with a move away from Estadio la Ceramica this summer. 

Real Madrid are reportedly leading the race for the Nigeria international and could make a move for him. 

According to Maxifoot, Los Blancos have called Villarreal’s president to enquire about the services of Chukwueze. 

However, Real Madrid are not the only European giant interested in Chukwueze’s services this summer. 

AC Milan are also reportedly interested as they attempt to revamp their squad after a disappointing league campaign in Serie A. 

Samuel Chukwueze is attracting interest from Real Madrid and AC Milan
Samuel Chukwueze in Villarreal's colours

Both AC Milan and Real Madrid will have to pay the top dollar, however, if they are to sign Chukwueze this summer. 

The Nigerian winger’s contract with the Yellow Submarines expires next year, but he is considered a valuable member of the team. 

Chukwueze has been a revelation at Villarreal since he broke out in 2018, winning the Europa League with the side in 2019. 


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