Carney Chukwuemeka Aston Villa midfield sensation, has had Per Fabrizio Romano, the Catalans linked as his serious contenders, as they try to explore options for his situation having been aware that his contract at Villa Park will be due next summer.
This season’s summer transfer window has seen several clubs attach much attention to how they spend.
Barcelona has been busy these past few weeks, trying to add some quality to the side in a bid to regain their La Liga status from Real Madrid after the Los Blancos were crowned Champions last season.
With the current situation at Camp Nou, Manchester United is consistently linked with Dutch midfielder Frankie De Jong as MLS clubs are considering Sergio Busquet as a potential summer acquisition.
The likes of Gavi, Pedri and even Sergi Roberto are all holding midfielders but they always excel while playing in the advanced midfield role.
The quality that Chukwuemeka poses makes him a possible and cheap addition to the side considering his market value.
Chukwuemeka has been doing expressly well during his breakthrough season with the Aston Villa squad when he is given the opportunity to impress.
The young lad prefers to play in deep-lying midfield role same as Barça captain Sergio Busquet and former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel.
His desire, determination and discipline to stick to the middle of the field and smile at the defence while adding a few contributions to the men up front, makes him the best player to take over from the ageing Busquet.
With a height of 1.85 metres, the gigantic midfielder possesses a good passing ability with agility to make progressive moves as he has had one assist in his previous 12 Premier League appearances.
Carney Chibueze Chukwuemeka is of Igbo descent. However, he was born in Austria on October 20 2003, to Nigerian parents. He represents England at youth international levels, having played for the England U17, U18 and most recently captaining the England U19 side. Chukwuemeka played academy football for Northampton Town before moving to the Aston Villa Academy at age twelve.
He developed into the star he is, after having made 1w Premier league appearances with a similar game style to Nigerian great John Mikel Obi.
The youngster is eligible to represent Nigeria, the country of his parents as well as England where he has lived for many many years. But choosing Nigeria will give Him the guarantee of always having a starting berth in the National team.
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His presence in a team is always a moral boosting for such football team, considering his great height and shape.
The 18-year old is 1.85m tall and has a very commanding body shape which will make him an excellent team leader if he desires to go downthat path.
His aerial ability always keeps him above his peers and contenders in the middle of the pack.
He also posses a strong passing ability and most importantly he is improving by by day.
Carney Chukwuemeka Salary
Playing for Aston villa, Carney Chukwuemeka earns £2,400 weekly, and about £124,800 yearly.
Carney Chukwuemeka Arsenal
As his contract with Aston villa expires soon, Arsenal are looking at signing the youngster who has reportedly rejected several offers from Aston villa to sign an extension of his contract. The young Aston villa star is said to be heading to Dortmund, but a report claims Dortmund are not in the running to sign the youngster.
He is valued at €6 million which is his highest valuation as his contract is due to expire in the next few months.
Barcelona are very keen for his signature this summer but will have to wait if they are to sign him for free or pay the stipulated amount named by the Steven Gerard-tutored side as competition may set if they can’t acquire him this summer.