New Super Eagles’ wonder kid, Samuel Chukwueze has again stole the headlines in Europe following his impressive display for Villarreal in the quarterfinals of the Europa League, AOIFootball.com reports.
Having featured for all 90 minutes in the first leg, the Nigerian completed 5 successful dribbles in their 3-1 loss and completed a further 4 in the second leg despite playing for just 45 minutes.
With his nine dribbles over both legs, Chukwueze had a better successful dribble ratio ahead of Chelsea duo of Willian and Hudson Odio as his stocks continue to rise in Europe.
The 19-year-old also completed the most shots over both legs with his 9 shots leading the way in the quarter6finals round.
Benfica duo of Jardel and Ruben Dias also starred for their team despite crashing out as they 15 duels and clearances each.
The Nigerian will now turn his attention to ensuring Villarreal escape the drop as they occupy 15th spot with six games left till the end of the season.