- Nigerian youngster George Bello has emerged as a target for Manchester City and Chelsea
- The 16-year-old player currently plays as a left full back for Atlanta United in America
- He was born in Abuja and was taken to the United States by his parents when he was 7
Premier League champions Manchester City and Chelsea are reportedly in the race to sign 16-year-old Nigerian youngster George Bello who currently plays for Atlanta United.
After making his senior debut for Atlanta United last weekend, George Bello is said to be one of the brightest talents to come through the MLS.
The left full back came on as a substitute in the second half against Wayne Rooney's DC United who went on to win the match 3-1.
And according to the report by Calciomercato, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has already made contact about the possibility of bringing Bello to the Premier League.
Chelsea are also said to be monitoring the player and will challenge Manchester City for his signature.
Bello was born in Abuja, Nigeria on January 22, 2002 before his family moved to Douglasville, Georgia in the United States when he was at a young age.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester City are reportedly ready to challenge Spanish club Real Madrid for the signing of Tottenham star Harry Kane.
The Englishman has also been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but the Citizens want to beat the Spanish giants in fight for his signature.
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