Samuel Chukwueze has returned to his Spanish club Villarreal ahead of the 2019-20 season.
On Monday, the Yellow Submarine confirmed the arrival of the Super Eagles forward for pre-season.
“He's here! Chukwueze. He has started today his special pre-season training programme at the training ground after playing the Africa Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles. Great to have you back Samu,” read a statement on the club’s twitter channel.
¡Ya está aquí! @chukwueze_8 ha empezado hoy su plan especial de #PretemporadaGrogueta en la Ciudad Deportiva tras disputar la Copa África con @NGSuperEagles 🇳🇬. ¡Dale, Samuuu! 💪🏿💛⚽️ pic.twitter.com/bmeHtywU02— Villarreal CF (@VillarrealCF) August 5, 2019
The 20-year-old scored eight goals in 38 appearances across all competitions last season to help Javier Calleja’s men finish 14th in La Liga.
Chukweze will be expected to play a part when Villarreal take on La Nucia in a pre-season game on Wednesday.
The Yellow Submarine will open their 2019-20 La Liga campaign against Granada on Saturday, August 17.