A number of Aston Villa supporters have been heaping praise on teenage midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka following his impressive FA Youth Cup display on Tuesday evening.
The 17-year-old, who signed a professional deal at Villa Park back in October, scored three times in the club’s 6-1 win over Newcastle United.
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Chukwuemeka netted his second and third goals in the space of three minutes in the second half to ensure Villa would advance to the semi-finals, where they will face local rivals West Brom.
The Englishman, capable of playing as a defensive, central or attacking midfielder, was the star of the show at St James’ Park, and his performance caught the eyes of hundreds of Villa supporters on social media.
Villa fans react
The club kept fans up to date during the quarter-final on their official Twitter page.
As to be expected, the news of Chukwuemeka’s hat-trick had a number of supporters talking, with one labelling the youngster’s potential as ‘insane’.
“I’ve seen enough play him on Saturday”
“This lad is gonna be insane”
“Send Barkley back to Chelsea and start this man, baller”
“It’s a joke. Please get him in the team”
“Omg man this guy is unstoppable.”
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