Date: 21st September 2017 at 5:00pm
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have joined the likes of , Manchester City and Manchester United in pursuing Genoa teenager , according to Tuttomercatoweb.

The Italian website reports that the Gunners, along with , sent scouts to watch the 16 year old play against Chievo Verona last night. The forward played his first full 90 minutes of professional football in the 1-1 draw, although he did not manage to score.

It follows on from Pellegri’s double against last weekend in a 3-2 defeat. The teenager looks to be one of Europe’s brightest young talents with clubs in Italy, and all vying to sign the forward.

The Italian Under 17 international was reportedly close to a move to over the summer, but the player remained with Genoa, where his father is the assistant manager.

The Daily Express reported yesterday that the striker’s agent was in London for talks with potential suitors, although that has not been confirmed by more reliable sources.