Man Utd, Panathinaikos following River Plate starlet Daniel Villalva

River Plate starlet Daniel Villalva is being tracked by Manchester United at the U17 World Cup.

River Plate starlet Daniel Villalva is being tracked by Manchester United at the U17 World Cup.

The 17-year-old is already being labelled the next Lionel Messi, and is currently starring in the World Under-17 World Cup.

Villalva rose to prominence some months ago when he became the youngest ever player for River Plate - when he played for the first team aged just 16 years and seven months.

Skysports.com says both United and Panathinaikos are monitoring his performance.

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