Nigeria teenage sensation Samuel Chukwueze says it used to be like a dream come true for him after beginning his first game for Villarreal.
The 19-year-old ahead made his first senior get started for the Spanish facet of their entertaining Europa League 3-Three draw away at Sparta Moscow the day prior to this.
The former Nigeria U-17, U-20 ahead who made his debut for the Villarreal of their earlier Europa League home conflict towards Scottish outfit Glasgow Rangers performed for 70 mins before he used to be changed via Santi Carzola.
Chukwueze signed for the Yellow Submarines in 2017 and rose in the course of the ranks to the senior team. He couldn’t comprise his pleasure when requested in regards to the fit.
He mentioned: “Well you know the feeling of being in the starting line-up, it is just like a dream come true. I was very happy to start for my club yesterday night.”
“I’ve learnt so much since I was promoted to the first team. Like how to concentrate more and play how the coach want me to play.”
In his first season, he scored 8 goals for Villarreal’s U19s before being promoted to the team B the place he made 11 Segunda B appearances and bagged 3 goals on their technique to the Segunda B play-off final the place they lost to Elche.
Chukweze used to be an integral member of Nigeria’s team that gained the U17 World Cup in 2015 the place he gained the Bronze Boot.