Chukwueze pairs Messi in La Liga’s team of the month list.


Super Eagles and Villarreal of Spain whizkid Samuel Chukwueze has joined the league of elite players as he has been named in the La Liga Santander’s team of the month alongside Argentina legend Lionel Messi after in impressive life to the team’s first XI.

Two back to back goals for Villarreal in his first two starts for the yellow submarines against Rayo Vallecano and Real Betis earned him a place in the best players for the month of November.

Authoritative website compiled the list based on performance and statistical indices. The website used the traditional 4-4-2 formation which saw the Nigerian international being paired alongside Lionel Messi upfront.

Selected goalkeeper for the team is Yassine Bounou of Girona, in defense, Bernado Espinosa of Girona made the list alongside Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, Reuben Pena of Eibar and Real Sociedad’s Theo Hernandez.

In midfield, Real Sociedad’s Adnan Januzaj made the list with an 8.0 performance independent index alongside the duo of Real Betis midfielders Junior Firpo and Giovanni lo Celso and Brais Mendez of Celta Vigo.

Over the weekend, Chukwueze played 55 minutes as Villarreal lost 3-2 at home to Celta Vigo.


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