Samuel Chukwueze was AC Milan’s most expensive summer signing and he is so far yet to get off the mark with a goal, but another opportunity is coming for him to impress.
This morning’s edition of Corriere dello Sport (via MilanNews) has a section titled as follows: ‘Chance for Chukwueze: he wants to take over Milan’. The game after the international break could well be a sliding doors moment for the winger.
The Nigerian will start on the right wing against Fiorentina on Saturday at San Siro in a game where both Olivier Giroud (suspended) and Rafael Leao (injured) will not be available. The task is simple: to begin repaying Milan’s investment after the €20m (plus €8m bonuses) summer move.
The former Villarreal man is almost certain of a spot, because if Christian Pulisic is fully fit then he will move to the left flank to take Leao’s spot, and the paper states that Noah Okafor is still the favourite at the moment to start down the middle over Luka Jovic.