Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that English Premier League club, Leicester City have table a bid to sign Nigeria winger, Samuel Chukwueze.
The 20-year-old is among the nine forwards Brendan Rodgers shortlisted in his efforts to turn the fortunes of the club around for the coming season.
The former Swansea and Liverpool gaffer also pencilled Maxwell Cornet, Brais Mendez, Bertrand Traore, Leon Bailey,Florian Thauvin, Nicholas Pepe,Hakim Ziyech and Malcom on the shortlist.
Leicester are understood to have made contact with the Villarreal winger, although Manchester City and Arsenal have also made enquiries.
At 20 years and 49 days, Chukwueze became the youngest scorer at this year’s Africa Cup Of Nations tournament, when he grabbed his first international goal for the Super Eagles in the quarter-final win over South Africa.
Chukwueze scored 10 goals and provided three assists in 40 appearances in his first season with Villarreal.