Super Eagles Player, Samuel Chukwueze has set a new record at Villarreal.
Super Eagles Player, Samuel Chukwueze has set a new record as the youngest player to reach 100 games for Spanish side, Villarreal CF beating Mateo Musacchio who had the record of being the youngest player to reach 100 official games for Villarreal.
Chukuweze landed this new milestone when he featured in Villarreal’s Copa del Rey clash against Spanish third division club Zamora on Tuesday, 6th January, 2021
Chukwueze provided an assist in what was his 100th game as the Yellow Submarines romped to a 4-1 win to progress to the next phase of the Cup competition.
According to his club side, Villarreal, Chukuweze has featured in 79 LaLiga games, 13 Europa League games, and also made eight appearances in the Copa del Rey, aged just 21 years, seven months, and 11 days.
In the current squad, as well as Chukwueze, the following players have played more than 100 games: Mario Gaspar, Manu Trigueros, Jaume Costa, Sergio Asenjo, Gerard Moreno, Moi Gómez and Carlos Bacca.