A number of Aston Villa fans have praised academy ace Carney Chukwuemeka after the club shared a video of his impressive assist for the Villans Under-23s last time out.
The 17-year-old, who has been playing regularly for Villa’s Under-23s since January and is also an England youth international, penned his first professional contract earlier this week.
Chukwuemeka was also involved with the club’s first team during pre-season as Dean Smith’s contingent stepped up preparations for the 2020-21 campaign.
The young midfielder featured for Mark Delaney’s charges on Monday, helping them to a 3-1 win over Wolves as Louie Barry netted a brace and Aaron Ramsey also got on the scoresheet.
Playing out from the back, Chukwuemeka reclaimed possession just outside his own area and advanced deep into the opposition half before setting up Barry, who did the rest.
🌟 @Chukwuemeka103 🌟
Check out this assist from the teenager on Monday! 😍 pic.twitter.com/YUPXxisxdq
— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) October 21, 2020
Villa’s Twitter account urged fans to check out Chukwuemeka’s skill and assist on the day, and some responded:
Gets the ball, turns into prime McGinniesta, rules to the half way line and turns into Super Jack for the pass to Barry, he’s definitely one for the future
— David (@fanboy82) October 21, 2020
— Chris Dolan (@chris_dolan) October 21, 2020
— ThePatchouliBrothers (@PatchouliBros) October 21, 2020
— SP BEYHAN (@beyhankurt84) October 21, 2020
Jesus Christ…What on earth did I just watch…..they socially distancing themselves from him or what….!!!!!
— P17GR1M (@P17GR1M) October 21, 2020
The effort to win the ball back = zero 😂
— Kieran Woodruff (@k1eranw) October 21, 2020
Villa’s U23s are next in Premier League 2 action on Friday 30 October when they host Sunderland U23s.