Nigeria youth international Samuel Chukwueze will in the coming days return to Portuguese giants FC Porto to properly start his career as a player of the team.
Nicknamed “Nigerian Robben” , he returned back to Nigeria after spending few months in Portugal with the U-18 of the Portuguese giants, where he will team up with another Nigerian Moses John, who is also with the U-18s.
He will turn professional on the 22nd of May but he is eligible to be registered by the team for their UEFA youth league campiagn, which is part of the reason why he is returning back to Portugal.
Chukwueze is one of the shining light for Nigeria at the 2015 U-18 World Youth Chanpionship, which Nigeria won in Chile and he was also one of the few positives in the ill fated attempts by the U-20s to qualify for next year Africa youth championship.
English Premiership giants Arsenal were close to signing him but the move broke down due to disagreements over his actual valuation in terms of transfer fee.