Man City boss Mancini checks on Derby superkid Hughes

Manchester City are closing in on Derby County midfielder Will Hughes.

Manchester City are closing in on Derby County midfielder Will Hughes.

The Daily Mail says Roberto Mancini sent his No 2 David Platt to make a personal check on 17-year-old Hughes in Saturday's game at Brighton.

Tottenham and Arsenal are also keen but City are hopeful of agreeing a deal before the transfer window closes.

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