Fiorentina tracking Nigerian youngster Jerry Uche Mbakogu

Fiorentina are tracking Nigerian youngster Jerry Uche Mbakogu.

The 18 year-old striker is contracted to Padova, but currently starring on-loan with Juve Stabia.

Mbakogu is Nigerian born, but carries an Italian passport and has also been courted by Chievo Verona.

Padova have already received several enquiries from Fiorentina sports chief Pantaleo Corvino about Mbakogu's availability ahead of the January market.