Villarreal’s winger Samuel Chukwueze has undergone successful surgery on his quadriceps in his left leg.

The Spanish club confirmed in a press release via their official website that the 22-year-old was operated at the  Quirónsalud Hospital in Barcelona over the weekend.

The winger picked up an injury during the second leg of the UEFA Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on 6th May.

He returned to training few days before the game in a bid to be fit for the Europa League final against Manchester United, but he failed a late fitness test and the club decided that the best option for him to go under the knife .

Samuel Chukwueze who scored 4 goals in 28 league game last season for the Yellow Submarines will now begin his recovery and rehabilitation immediately.

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