UCL : Chukwueze comes off the bench for Villarreal in shock 3-0 win over Juventus
Published: March 17, 2022
Samuel Chukwueze came off the bench for the last twenty five minutes as Europa League holders Villarreal humiliated Juventus at the Allianz Stadium on Wednesday night, scoring three goals without reply to book their place in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League. After a goalless first half, manager Unai Em...
'Plays better with spaces' - Pundit warns Juventus about Villarreal winger Chukwueze
Published: March 16, 2022
Radio Vila-Real pundit Victor Manuel Rubio Poveda has highlighted one of the main attributes of Samuel Chukwueze before Villarreal's UEFA Champions League round of 16 clash with Juventus at Allianz Stadium, Torino, saying the Nigeria international likes having plenty of space on the wing to operate. Most people see ...
Real Madrid target Super Eagles striker as potential alternative to Erling Haaland
Published: March 01, 2022
La Liga giants Real Madrid have started identifying alternative targets in the event they fail to land Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.According to reporting by Fussballtransfers, Fabio Santini, an expert on the transfer market, said on the TV channel '7 Gold' that Osimhen is also linked with a summer move to ...
'That's a red'- Arsenal icon insists Juventus star should have been sent off for tackle on Chukwueze
Published: February 23, 2022
Arsenal legend Martin Keown has insisted Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot should have been sent off for his horror tackle on Samuel Chukweueze during Tuesday's Champions League round of sixteen meeting at the Estadio de la Cerámica. The Frenchman's studs went straight into the knee of the Nigeria international but r...
UCL : Chukwueze impressive for Villarreal in draw versus Juventus
Published: February 22, 2022
Samuel Chukwueze was in action for 90 minutes on Tuesday night for Villarreal in their round of 16 first leg fixture against Juventus at the Estadio de La Ceramica.The match ended 1-1 with Dusan Vlahovic and Daniel Parejo scoring for Juventus and Villarreal respectively. Unai Emery made seven changes from the side that...
Sevilla lining up summer move for Super Eagles striker as replacement for Manchester United loanee
Published: February 15, 2022
La Liga side Sevilla are still keen on the signing of Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq ahead of the summer transfer window. Spanish transfer market website Fichajes making reference to Estadio Deportivo says Sevilla are determined to improve the offensive performance of the squad and have the Almeria star on their r...
Almeria's Super Eagles striker registers double figures for goals for third season in a row
Published: February 05, 2022
Super Eagles attacker Umar Sadiq has now registered double figures for goals for the third season in a row after his injury time strike helped Almeria defeat Ibiza 2-0 in a Spanish LaLiga SmartBank match at the Estadio de los Juegos Mediterráneos on Friday.Making his first start for the Rojiblancos in 2022, the former...
LaLiga Santander Mid-Season African MVP Award : Super Eagles winger voted second best
Published: February 02, 2022
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze finished second in the voting for the new LaLiga Santander Mid-Season African MVP Award, informs the official website of La Liga.The new award acknowledges the increasing importance and value of the contribution of African players to the growth of LaLiga and will be especially unique ...
Who was Santiago Bernabéu?
Published: December 06, 2021
Santiago Bernabéu de Yeste was a footballer, coach and president of the Real Madrid Football Club. Bernabéu has been the president who has led the Madrid team for the longest seasons, presiding over it for 35 years until his death. Probably he is better known as the namesake of the stadium used by Real Madrid...
'Back to his best' - Chukwueze praised after scoring against Barcelona
Published: November 28, 2021
Samuel Chukwueze was praised by celebrated Spanish sports daily AS following his goal for Villarreal in their 3-1 loss to Barcelona in a La Liga match at the Estadio de la Cerámica on Saturday night. It was his first goal in the Spanish top-flight since he found the net against the same opponents on April 25, 2021. ...
'He's had more minutes' - Villarreal boss pleased with Chukwueze's return from injury
Published: October 27, 2021
Villarreal manager Unai Emery says he is pleased with Samuel Chukwueze's return from a long-term injury. The Nigeria national teamer made his long awaited return from injury in a La Liga match against Osasuna on October 17, after five months on the sidelines. Prior to Chukwueze's return to action, he hadn't featu...
Barcelona will come around
Published: October 19, 2021
At some point, even the giants struggle; the key is always to make the struggling period as short as possible. Barcelona’s run this season captures all this well. The Catalans are paying the price of poor planning which in turn has seen the team lose a number of top stars in the last two seasons.  The team has ...
Villarreal coach provides Chukwueze injury update that will worry Rohr, Super Eagles fans
Published: September 13, 2021
Villarreal manager Unai Emery has provided an update on Samuel Chukwueze that will worry Super Eagles fans and Gernot Rohr after the Spaniard revealed that the winger's recovery from injury is not going according to plan. The Nigeria international has all but been ruled out of the Yellow Submarine's opening match i...
Ancelotti has faith in 'interesting' Nigerian winger amid Real Madrid link with Mbappe
Published: August 14, 2021
Speaking at a press conference on Friday, manager Carlo Ancelotti refused to comment on speculation linking Paris Saint Germain star Kylian Mbappe with a summer move to Real Madrid. It has been rumoured that the French Ligue 1 side may sell the France World Cup winner to prevent running foul of UEFA's Financial Fair ...
Akinlabi called up by Real Madrid boss for glamour friendly against Tomori's AC Milan
Published: August 08, 2021
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has included Nigeria-eligible midfielder Marvin Akinlabi in his squad list for a glamour friendly against Italian giants AC Milan on Sunday evening. The friendly will take place at the Wörthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt, Austria, starting from 1830 hours CEST. The Spanish-Niger...