Chukwueze battles Griezmann, David Silva, Rapinha, three others for LaLiga Player of the Month award
Nigeria’s Samuel Chukwueze has been nominated among seven players that will battle for the LaLiga Player of the month of March award.
Chukwueze scored once and provided two assists in the three games he featured in this month to help Villarreal record two wins and a draw.
The Nigerian will be up against Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann who netted twice and bagged an assist in the three games this month and Barcelona’s Raphinha who also scored twice in three games.
Former Manchester City playmaker who now plays for Real Sociedad, David Silva is also in the running for the award after providing two assists in three appearances in March.The assists led Sociedad to a draw and a win.
Celta de Vigo’s Iago Aspas with three goals in three games and Enes Ünal of Getafe who netted five times in three games are also in the running for the award.
Borja Iglesias of Real Betis completes the list after scoring twice in three games.
Chukwueze has scored 11 times and provided 11 assists across all competitions so far this season, his best goal involments ever since he was promoted to the senior team of Villarreal in late 2018.