EXCLUSIVE: Palace, Brighton, Watford chasing non-league sensation

Rob McCarthy

Premier League trio Crystal Palace, Brighton and Watford are all checking on non-league starlet Adam Lovatt, we can reveal.

The talented teenage midfielder is starring for Bostik League outfit Hastings United, who currently sit second in the table early in the new season.

The 18-year-old has come through the youth system with the club, but now he is being targeted by a host of league clubs.

Palace, Brighton and Watford are leading the chase whilst there is also interest from Blackburn, Sunderland and Luton.