Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City interested in transfer for Irish wonderkid

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Manchester City are among a litany of Premier League clubs who are in transfer pursuit of a wonderkid who currently plays in the Republic of Ireland.

Manchester City are thought to be interested in a transfer move for teenage Shamrock Rovers midfielder Naj Razi, according to a recent report from TEAMtalk. They could secure his services for a relative pittance, too - he is currently valued by his parent club at a price of around £250,000.

Aged just 17, Razi has yet to receive a senior team call-up for the Republic of Ireland - he has made ten appearances on the international stage for their U17s team however, scoring three goals along the way. He is also eligible to represent Algeria internationally [via Transfermarkt].

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An adaptable attacking midfielder, Razi can play on the left wing, the right wing and as a number ten. Should he be brought on board by any of the clubs who are interested in him, he could prove to be an excellent attacking utility player. So far this season, Razi has made five appearances in all competitions for Shamrock Rovers, but has yet to score a goal or register an assist.

City have some excellent wonderkids already in their squad, such as Rico Lewis, Jeremy Doku and Oscar Bobb - bringing in another top young talent will be a great way to bolster their future.

Who is interested in a move for Naj Razi?

Manchester City are far from the only club who are thought to be interested in a move for Razi. TEAMtalk mentions that Real Madrid, Liverpool, Celtic, Chelsea and Arsenal are also in the race - moreover, Los Blancos are thought to be in contact with Shamrock Rovers over the possibility of a deal.

As such, if City are serious about the possibility of landing a deal for Razi, they will need to act quickly - or they run the risk of being beaten to the punch.

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