Man United, Chelsea ‘very interested’ in Serie A teen

Date published: Thursday 23rd March 2017 12:00

Manchester United and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in Genoa youngster Pietro Pellegri, according to reports.

The Serie A side handed Pellegri his debut at just 15 years and 280 days old in December last year and is now well-known in the Italian league.

Calciomercato claims that a number of Premier League teams, including United and the Blues, are ‘very interested’ in his services with Juventus long-term admirers of the wonderkid.

It is understood that Juve have showed the most interest to date but Genoa are keen to keep their prospect by offering him a new contract.

Monaco are also thought to be involved in the chase, while United’s chief scout has wanted to bring the hot shot to his academy for a long time.

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