Villareal’s Nigerian forward Samuel Chukwueze has just signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports Agency.
The 20-year-old baller joins the likes of Jerome Boateng, Romelu Lukaku, Eric Bailly and Kevin De Bruyne on the agency, in a move that will see him represented by the iconic New York rappers’ entertainment company.
Chukwueze took to his Instagram to express his delight with the new deal, saying “Excited to announce that with @10manage, we are joining the @rocnationsports family! Big things coming.”
— Roc Nation Sports (@RocNationSports) August 1, 2019
The 20-year-old is arguably Nigeria’s hottest prospect, having just been tipped by UEFA as one of the top 50 young players to keep an eye on in the 2019/2020 season and winning the Nigeria Football Federation’s young player of the year for 2017/18.
The flying winger was also part of the Super Eagles squad that won bronze at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, where he opened his senior account in a 2-1 win vs South Africa.
In other young baller news, Monaco’s 16-Year-Old wonderkid Hannibal Mejbri is set to join Manchester United in a £9m Million deal.