According to The Sun, Arsenal are amongst the top Premier League sides that are tracking West Bromwich Albion youngster Rico Richards.
The Gunners’ interest in the ace is shared by north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, as well as title challengers Liverpool and Manchester City.
The Sun claim that the talented attacker, who turned 16 in September, is already training with West Brom’s Under-23s side.
It’s added that interest in the highly-rated youngster is heightening given that the versatile attacker’s contract expires next year.
It’s not surprising to see that Richards has been touted for a move to a top club considering that he recently scored on his debut for England’s Under-17s,
The Baggies’ academy is certainly one of the best country, the Midlands outfit are becoming the breeding ground where top clubs source talent.
Morgan Rogers left for Manchester City this summer and prolific forward Louie Barry hit the headlines after sealing a move to Barcelona.
If we’re looking at bringing in some young talent, Albion seem like the best club to turn to.
On the topic of England’s Under-17s, Hale End has produced once again as three of our talents have been named in Kevin Betsy’s Young Lions squad for the international break.
Defenders Zane Monlouis and Daniel Oyegoke are joined by midfielder Charlie Patino.