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12 Goals in 17 Games: The New Neymar gets a Brace Amid Arsenal Interest

Promix1 06/24/2020

Highly-rated attacker Chukwubuike Adamu was at his blistering best as Liefering beat Wacker Innsbruck 4-1 away from home in the Austrian Erste Liga.

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The 19-year-old scored from the spot in the 39th minute, before adding gloss to the scoreline with a 57th-minute strike.

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Chukwubuike, who also scored thrice in five UEFA Youth League games before Liefering were eliminated now has 12 goals in 17 league matches this season. 

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Wanted by Arsenal and Others 

His brilliant form in the UEFA Youth League attracted interest from a host of top European clubs, with Arsenal believed to be the front-runners.

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AC Milan, Barcelona, Manchester United, and Liverpool are the other top European teams that are tracking the progress of the Kano-born attacker.

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The twinkle-toed attacker has also been compared to PSG superstar Neymar due to his deft touches, fanciful footwork and colourful hairstyle 

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International Scene 

Chukwubuike is expected to spark a tug-of-war between Nigeria and Austria in the coming months as he's still eligible to play for his country of birth despite representing Austria at youth level.

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In three games for the Austrian U-19, he has scored three goals - proving that he can deliver for both club and country.

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Sunday Faleye

The Nigerian player at Wacker Innsbruck, Sunday Faleye, also played for 73 minutes in the game.

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Faleye was yellow-carded in the 15th minute and couldn't add to the three goals and three assists he has this season.

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The former CHAN Eagles winger had earlier scored the winner when his side beat AK Grazer 1-0 over the weekend.

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