Former Villareal star and Democratic Republic of Congo striker Cedric Bakambu has rated Samuel Chukwueze as one of the best young talent currently in LaLiga, Completesports.com reports.
Bakambu, 29, who currently plays for Chinese Super League side Beijing Guoan, stated this while reacting to a post on LaLiga’s verified Twitter handle where they asked: “Who is the best young talent in #LaLigaSantander right now?”
And responding to the question, Bakambu picked Chukwueze alongside his 23-year-old Villareal teammate Pau Torres.
Also, Bakambu who was a former French youth player and was part of the team that came fourth at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia, jokingly picked former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla.
Prior to the suspension of the LaLiga, Chukwueze had made 30 appearances, scoring four goal and four assists for Villareal this season.
His impressive performances for Villareal has seen him been linked with a transfer to several top European clubs.
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