Chelsea and Manchester United are among European heavyweights chasing Argentine junior Claudio Gabriel Nancufil.

The Mirror says Chelsea and Manchester United are locked in a transfer battle for an Argentinian wonderkid aged just EIGHT years old.

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Milan and Atletico Madrid are also watching developments on the youngster destined to be the next Lionel Messi.

Claudio Gabriel Nancufil, nicknamed Snow Messi, plays for a junior club in Bariloche, Argentina, which is on the foothills of the Andes.

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