Samuel Chukwueze: Super Eagles winger reveals celebrations for new club AC Milan

Samuel Chukwueze. (Photo Credit: Milan/X)

Samuel Chukwueze: Super Eagles winger reveals celebrations for new club AC Milan

Izuchukwu Akawor 12:25 - 03.08.2023

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze will earn around ₦3.5b after leaving LALIGA side Villarreal for Serie A giants AC Milan.

Nigeria Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze has revealed his goal celebrations for next season following his move to AC Milan

Chukwueze became the latest Nigerian to play in the Serie A after he joined Milan from LALIGA side Villarreal. 

Samuel Chukwueze has signed a five-year deal with AC Milan

As reported by Pulse Sports Nigeria, the Serie A side agreed to a 28 million euros deal with the Yellow Submarines to prise away their Nigerian asset.

Chukwueze joins mate Osimhen in Italy

In a bid to reclaim their Serie A title after a Victor Osimhen-inspired Napoli dethroned them, the Rossoneri signed Osimhen’s good friend Chukwueze.

Samuel Chukwueze is Super Eagles latest forward in Italy. (Photo Credit: Milan/X)

Milan confirmed this through a post on his social media and an official statement on their website that the Nigeria international has joined from Villarreal.

"AC Milan is delighted to announce the signing of Samuel Chimerenka Chukwueze from Villarreal CF," the club stated in a statement.

Chukwueze signing the dotted lines at AC Milan.

Chukwueze has since penned a five-year contract with the Serie A giants and started training with his new teammates. 

Chukwueze reveals celebrations

With the transfer to Milan done and dusted, the 24-year-old has now revealed how he will celebrate when he gets off the mark for the club. 

Samuel Chukwueze practice for his goals at Milan.

The forward revealed and explained his celebrations next season in a video shared by Milan on their social media platforms. 

“This is to show that I am clever,” Chukwueze said of the first celebration, pointing to his head. 

 For the second, he added that it means “my name will remain in European football.”

Osimhen’s role in Milan's move

Meanwhile, Chukwueze has also provided more insights into his move to Italy. 

Samuel Chukwueze and Osimhen won the Bronze medal at the 2019 AFCON with the Super Eagles

According to the talented winger, his friend and Napoli star, Osimhen, played a decisive role in getting him to agree to swap Spain’s LALIGA for the Serie A. 

Speaking during his interview with Milan’s media and reported by Pulse Sports, he explained why he decided to sign for the Rossoneri despite having other suitors.

Samuel Chukwueze will wear number 21 at AC Milan. (Photo Credit: Milan/X)

 “Samuel, Milan is the best club, don’t hesitate to sign for them,” Chukwueze revealed Osimhen said to him. “They are fantastic, the fans are amazing, they are crazy about football.”

“He was a major role also in making me sign for AC Milan, as he said I should come to Italy,” he added. 

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