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December 17, 2019

Ibrahim Said, Nigeria's U-17 star, emerges as target for City, Liverpool, Chelsea


Ibitoye Shittu

– Ibrahim Said could be on his way to the Premier League in January 2020

– Manchester City are said to be leading the race to sign the Nigerian youngster

– He was impressive at the 2019 FIFA Under 17 World Cup in Brazil where he scored three goals

Manchester City are reportedly leading rivals, Liverpool and Chelsea, for the signing of Nigerian youngster Ibrahim Said who could be heading to the Etihad in January 2020.

These three Premier League sides are said to have been impressed with Ibrahim Said’s performances for the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria at the FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.

Ibrahim Said attracted global attention after scoring a hat-trick for Nigeria against Ecuador at the Under 17 World Cup in Brazil.

Although he is currently with Dabo Babes academy in Nigeria, a report on Daily Express claims he could be moving to the Premier League once the transfer window opens.

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The report even added that the trio of Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea could even miss his signature as Porto and Sporting Lisbon are also making moves.

Manchester City are also said to be considering making a move for a top defender so as to bolster their squad next year.

Pep Guardiola’s men are currently 14 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool and the Spaniard is now worried about the title this season.

Earlier,Legit.nghad reported how Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reportedly banned his players fromattending the Christmas festive partyso they can concentrate on the Premier League.

The reigning Premier League champions are now 14 points behind leaders and rival Liverpool on the standings and Guardiola is keen to avoid a repeat of the slump that followed last season’s festive bash.

Recently, Manchester City started a tradition of holding an annual Christmas party for all employees including the first-team squad.

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