Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge could be future destinations for young striker.
South Korean striker Son Heung-Min is on the wanted list of both Manchester United and Chelsea, his agent has confirmed.
Newspapers reports at the weekend claimed that both clubs are preparing £10million offers for the 20-year-old Hamburg forward and his agent Thies Bliemeister has backed the rumours as well as revealed Son is being tracked by Serie A side Inter Milan.
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“Inter Milan’s emissaries saw a couple of his matches, but so far I have not had any contact with the Italian club’s officials,” Bliemeister told Sporting Life.
“A transfer in the next summer? He has signed a new contract with Hamburg SV extending it for one year, but there have been many offers for him as from Manchester United and Chelsea.”
Son, compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, is already a star of the Bundesliga in Germany having broken into the Hamburg team three seasons ago at the age of 17, and his performances in scoring 17 times in 65 appearances have attracted scouts from across Europe.
Son was linked with moves to Tottenham and Liverpool during the January transfer window, but it is Chelsea and Manchester United who are the more serious candidates to sign him in the summer.
United have history in bringing South Koreans to the Premier League with Park Ji-Son having proved a major hit at Old Trafford, and also have Japanese star Shinji Kagawa at the club having signed him from the Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund.
Chelsea, however, are keen to bring an Asian star to the Stamford Bridge for the added benefit of the following they bring from the Far East and Son fits the bill perfectly. He also fits in with Chelsea’s recent trend of buying some of the world’s most talented younger players.
Son, who can also play as an attacking midfielder, joined the Hamburg academy at the age of 16 and has developed into an international star with 12 caps for South Korea. He would cost around £10million to prise away from Hamburg.