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Arsenal, Chelsea tracking American whizkid Lateef Omidiji Jr

American whizkid Lateef Omidiji Jr is attracting Premier League interest.

Arsenal and Chelsea are closely tracking striker prodigy Omidiji, says the Daily Star.

The 12-year-old is part of the FC Dordrecht youth team in Holland and has impressed for their Under-14 side, despite coming up against opponents two years older than him.

His performances have attracted the attention from a number of European clubs which include Arsenal and Chelsea, All Nigeria Soccer claim.

However, they are unable to make a move for the US-born Nigerian until he turns 16.

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