Goals & Assists U21 Nigerian Players La Liga : Only Real Madrid Loanee Statistically Better

Nigeria international Samuel Chukwueze is among the top four most decisive U21 footballers in the Spanish top-flight at the moment.


The Villarreal winger has contributed to five goals (3 goals, 2 assists), and only the in-form Real Madrid loanee Martin Odegaard has done better, having a hand in seven goals (3 goals, 4 assists) for Real Sociedad.
Valencia’s Ferrรกn Torres (3 goals, 2 assists) and  Real Betis’ Emerson (2 goals, 3 assists) have been involved in the same number of goals as Chukwueze.

The current Nigerian Young Player of the Year  opened his account for the 2019-2020 season against Granada on the opening day, before registering his name on the scoresheet against Real Betis and Celta de Vigo, while he produced assists in matches against Real Valladolid and Betis.
With 7 goals and 7 assists, Borussia Dortmund’s England winger Jadon Sancho is the most decisive U21 player in the whole of Europe, followed by Lille’s Victor Osimhen with 11 goals (8 goals, 3 assists).

Chukwueze has featured in 15 of Villarreal’s 16 matches in La Liga this term, logging 877 minutes.