Chukwueze trains with Villarreal ahead of Champions League match against Liverpool
Villarreal have stepped up preparations for their UEFA Champions
League semifinal first leg clash against Liverpool at Anfield,
with another training session on Saturday.
Samuel Chukwueze is in contention to be included in the matchday
squad as he was among the players spotted training with the Yellow
The Nigeria international is very much in the plans of manager Unai
Emery for a spot in the starting lineup for the trip to Anfield
after his crucial late goal ensured that the Spanish side saw off Bayern
Munich in the quarterfinals.
Moreno all but ruled out of Wednesday’s clash due to a hamstring
complaint, it is likely to give Chukwueze a boost in terms of getting minutes.
reported on Friday that the State Commission against Violence, Racism,
Xenophobia and Intolerance in Sport has declared the match that
Villarreal will play against Liverpool at the Estadio de la Cerámica on May 3rd as a high-risk game.
Following the instructions of the authorities, the club have put
measures in place to stop fans from both sides from mixing, and to
Chukwueze has been involved in seven of the last eight games played by Unai Emery’s side in the Champions League.
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