Samuel Chukwueze Gets Encouragement from Friend Victor Osimhen on AC Milan Move

Victor Osimhen

AC Milan’s winger, Samuel Chukwueze, expressed his immense pride and joy after finalizing his signing with the club. He is determined to contribute to their success in winning trophies.

During the summer, Milan sought an upgrade on the right flank, and it became evident that Chukwueze was their primary target. Having showcased an impressive performance for Villarreal with 13 goals and 11 assists in the previous season, he became the top priority for Milan.

After reaching an agreement with Villarreal, Chukwueze successfully completed his medical, and Milan officially announced on their website that the Nigerian forward has signed a five-year deal, securing his place with the Rossoneri until June 2028.

Samuel Chukwueze with Friend Victor Osimhen while on International duty for Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Speaking to Milan TV during his official unveiling, Chukwueze shared his emotions about joining one of Europe’s most prestigious clubs. He confessed feeling nervous when he first heard of Milan’s interest in him, but the overwhelming support from fans, who sent messages and tagged him, convinced him to make the move.

He reflected on his growth as a player, stating that he learned a lot during his time in Spain and adapted to European football. Joining Milan excites him because he believes it’s a place where he can continue to develop as a player and eagerly anticipates the chants of the fans.

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Chukwueze also revealed that his compatriot, Victor Osimhen, played a significant role in encouraging him to sign with Milan. Osimhen praised the club and its passionate fans and even engaged in playful banter with Chukwueze about their future matchups.

Samuel Chukwueze during his first training session at AC Milan.

The winger expressed eagerness to meet his new teammates, whom he believes are fantastic players that can further improve his skills. He was impressed by the club’s recent signings and sees them as a positive addition.

Chukwueze’s football idol is Kaka, and he fondly remembers the incredible goal Kaka scored in the Champions League against Manchester United. He sees Kaka as his favorite AC Milan player, considering him a footballing legend.

Interestingly, Chukwueze’s decision to join Milan was also influenced by Carlos Bacca, with whom he previously played. Bacca’s association with Milan made the club even more appealing to him.

With this exciting new chapter in his career, Samuel Chukwueze is ready to make a significant impact at AC Milan and become an integral part of their quest for success.