UEFA has named Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze in the Europa League Team Of The Week after Thursday’s semifinal first leg.
UEFA made this known on their official website.
Chukwueze was impressive in Villarreal’s 2-1 home win against Arsenal where he bagged an assist in the opening goal scored by Manu Tigueros.
Other notable names in the team are Manchester United’s Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Edinson Cavani, Arsenal duo Nicolas Pepe and Bernd Leno and also Roma striker Edin Džeko among others.
The Team of the Week is made up of the highest-scoring players this week in the FedEx Performance Zone rankings.
It is based purely on form shown in the UEFA Europa League matchday in question.
Meanwhile, the reverse semifinal fixtures will hold next week.