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Manchester United plot move to beat Chelsea to Championship wonderkid signing

Man United are battling Chelsea in the race to sign Wolves wonderkid Niall Ennis according to ESPN.

The teenage forward is currently part of the England Under 17 national team set-up and is already training with the Championship side’s first-team squad and considered a hot prospect.

Ennis has already played for Wolves’ Under-21 side and Man United are preparing a £1m bid for the 16-year-old whilst local rivals Man City are also said to be tracking the starlet.

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Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal has shown his willingness to bid big for youthful talent this summer with Man United forking out a massive £36m to snap up 19-year-old French forward Anthony Martial.

Ennis scored his first goal for the England under-17s against Portugal earlier this month and has been the subject of Man United interest for some time now.

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