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Chelsea set to sign 19-year old Nigerian

EPL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 20/05/2017

Chelsea are in front in the quest to sign Nigerian-born striker Toyosi Olusanya despite reported interest also coming from Premier League rivals, Manchester City.

As reported on, the Blues have invited the 19-year old AFC Wimbledon forward for a trial and a summer deal is being planned should he impress the Chelsea officials.

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Olusanya, who has been compared to Manchester City and England winger Raheem Sterling due to his style of play, has caught the eye of clubs higher up the football pyramid with his performances for Wimbledon's Development Squad. 

ESPNFC also reports that Chelsea enquired about Olusanya's availability after the FA Youth Cup tie only for their approach to be firmly rejected and they have continued to keep tabs on his progress ever since.

A month trial stint is now been put together to watch the striker closely and see if he really deserves to be the EPL champions.