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Europa League: Chukwueze Named In Team Of The Week

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Super Eagles dazzler Samuel Chukwueze has been included in the Uefa Europa League team of the week following his impressive performance against Arsenal on Thursday, Sportivation.com.ng reports.

The 21-year-old played a pivotal role to help Villareal to a 2-1 win over Arsenal in the first leg of the semi-final tie.

He capped his performance with an assist for Manu Tigueros for Villareal’s opening goal.

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In the other semi-final match between Manchester United and AS Roma ended 6-2 in favour of the Red Devils.

Manchester United trio of Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes and Edison Cavani made the list for the team of the week following their sublime performances against the Italian side.

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Europa League Team Of The Week:

Goalkeepers

Bernd Leno (Arsenal)

Defenders

Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Man. United)
Harry Maguire (Man. United)
Raúl Albiol (Villarreal)
Luke Shaw (Man. United)

Midfielders

Nicolas Pépé (Arsenal)
Bruno Fernandes (Man. United)
Paul Pogba (Man. United)
Samu Chukwueze (Villarreal)

Forwards

Edinson Cavani (Man. United)
Edin Džeko (Roma)

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Chukwueze has made 10 appearances for Villarreal in the Europa League scoring one goal and recording four assists for the Yellow Submarines.

 

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