Liverpool, Man Utd in battle for Birmingham attacking starlet

Date published: Sunday 2nd December 2018 12:44

Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly ready to battle it out for young Birmingham striker Romello Mitchell.

A report in The Sun on Sunday claims that Mitchell has caught the eye after scoring against both teams’ academies in recent games.

The 15-year-old, who will 16 by the time the transfer window reopens in January, can quit Birmingham for a small compensation fee.

Despite his tender, Mitchell is already a member of Birmingham’s Under-18 side and is very highly regard at St Andrew’s.

United, meanwhile, are reportedly ready to splash out £70m on David De Gea’s long-term successor at Old Trafford. Read the full story here…



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