Villarreal sweating over the fitness of Super Eagles star Chukwueze pre-Celta VigoPublished: April 28, 2023
Villarreal are sweating over the fitness of Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze after it was suspected that he suffered an ankle injury in the 4-2 win over Espanyol on Thursday night.
Chukwueze, who also recorded his 200th appearance for the club, was instrumental as the Yellow Submarine ended their 2-match winless run.
The Super Eagles star has been one of the standout performers for Villarreal this season, particularly since the arrival of Quique Setien.
Chukwueze has recorded 11-goal contributions (6 goals and five assists) in the Spanish La Liga this season.
According to Spanish news outlet, Mundo Deportivo the right winger suffered the injury during last night's encounter and will have to undergo further tests to determine the extent of the injury.
Having lost José Luis Morales and Gerard Moreno to injuries, an injury to Chukwueze will deal a big blow to Villarreal, who are aiming to finish in the European places
They sit in fifth position, five points behind fourth-placed Real Sociedad, ahead of their home match against Celta Vigo on Sunday, April 30.
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