Villarreal of Spain attacker, Samuel Chukwueze is facing a stronger bait for him to leave The Yellow Submarine, as he is now said to be attracting interest from Leicester City and Arsenal.
Though details of interest from the English Premier League duo is not concrete, footballlive.ng learnt that officials at Villarreal are taking the speculation with all seriousness and have stepped up their efforts to tie Chukwueze down with a fatter contract and higher transfer clause.
Villarreal’s new coach, Luis Garcia admitted that Chukwueze is a jewel that has be protected jealously by the club.
After seeing Chukwueze hit a wonder goal that helped Villarreal reach the Europa League round of 32 during his first game in charge, Garcia admitted he was amazed with the youngster’s quality.
Consequently, the Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup gold medalist is still rating high under the new coach and Garcia admitted that the modest Liga club cannot afford to allow the rave of the moment go for cheap.
The Villarreal gaffer said: “I was told about Chukwueze. He’s got speed, spark, he can dribble. He’s a jewel we have to take care of.”