Samuel Chukwueze has revealed he almost joined Arsenal in 2016. The 20-year-old said the move failed to pull through after his academy failed to agree to a deal with the Gunners.
Chukwueze moved to Spain in 2017 and has been exciting for Villarreal since then.
Super Eagles youngster Samuel Chukwueze has insisted he is opened to joining a Premier League club after his proposed move to Arsenal collapsed three years back.
The Nigerian winger has been impressive for his Spanish League side Villarreal from Diamond Academy in 2016 one year after winning FIFA U17 World Cup with Golden Eaglets.
He scored his first goal for the senior national team during their 2-1 victory over South Africa at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations championship in Egypt.
Chukwueze scored five goals and two assists in 26 La Liga appearances at the end of the 2018-19 season and he has now attracted interests from Premier League title-chasers Manchester City and Liverpool according to the Daily Mail.