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Liverpool, Manchester City linked with Nigerian youngster

EPL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 03/03/2017

West Ham United wonder kid, Ajibola Alese, who is of Nigerian descent has emerged as a transfer target for EPL giants, Liverpool and Manchester City.

According to The Sun,  Alese who has captained the U15 and U16 national teams of England but remains eligible to play for the Nigeria has caught the fancy of the two top English teams who are willing to lure him away before signing a pro contract with the Hammers soon. The teenage sensation's exploits have not gone unnoticed by the top teams and now according to reports, it has been claimed that both City and Liverpool are currently monitoring the situation of the youngster very closely.

The Premier League pair are eager to sign the young defender before he signs pro terms with the Hammers but the east London club are determined to tie him down and continue nurturing his development. 

More twist and turns is expected in the coming days as regards the club future of Alese and even his international future may soon begin to make the headlines if Nigeria football officials shows seriousness in luring him to don the Green and White jersey of Nigeria