Manchester United & Man City may face new competition in battle for £10m Premier League wonderkid

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Ligue 1 heavyweights Olympique de Marseille may also be set to enter the running for Chelsea wonderkid Charly Musonda, who is wanted by a trio of Premier League sides.

The talented youngster only signed a long-term deal at Stamford Bridge in March [Mirror], but is understood to be pushing for an exit after Jose Mourinho’s failure to offer him first-team football.

The tabloid note that knowledge of Musonda’s frustration in west London has spread to Manchester with both Manchester United and Manchester City eyeing the youngster, with the Mirror adding that Chelsea want £10 million for the 19-year-old.

Despite this eye-watering figure, Musonda is a Belgian U-21 international and, according to the Mirror, has been likened to compatriots Kevin De Bruyne and Hazard.

The Telegraph [via the Express] note that Arsenal are also understood to be keen on the teenager, but they’re not the only side set to rival the Manchester pair.

According to Le 10 Sport, Musonda has already been targeted by Marseille, and with a source close to the player revealing to Footmercato [as per Le 10 Sport] that the youngster would be willing to move away from Chelsea on loan, Marseille could well be primed to re-enter the running.

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Unlike at the Premier League trio, where Musonda would have no guarantees of a starting spot, OM are still in need of talented offensive players to bolster their attack, having lost the likes of Andre Ayew, Andre-Pierre Gignac, Dimitri Payet and Florian Thauvin during the summer.

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