Europa League triumph will be a nice birthday present for me — Chukwueze
By Sab Osuji
Nigeria Super Eagles and Villarreal of Spain winger, Samuel Chukwueze, says winning the 2020/2021 UEFA Europa League crown with Yellow Submarines is his biggest birth day wish, Orient Sports reports.
Chukwueze won the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile with Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets and now looking forward to annexing the Europa League title with Villarreal.
The Spanish will battle Manchester United in the Europa League final on May 26 inside the 41, 620 capacity Station Energy Gdansk, Poland.
The Europa final showdown comes four days after Chukwueze marked his 22nd birth day on May 22.
The left footed winger now insists that the best wish he looks forward to receiving then would be for him to win the Europe second tier inter club diadem at the expense of the Red Devils, Manchester United.
Responding to LiveScore.com ahead of his birth day celebration on May 22 prior to the Europa League final four days later, Chukwueze said he would like to be wished victory in the cup final.
“I’d like you to tell me that I’m going to win the UEFA Europa League”, he retorted.
“Just tell me that! I want to win the UEFA Europa League, thanks!”.Chukwueze and his Villarreal side saw off Arsenal 2-1 on aggregate to reach the Europa League final.