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Chelsea lead race for Hartlepool young gun Brad Young

Hartlepool United goalkeeper Brad Young is a target for Premier League clubs.

The Sun says Chelsea have joined Arsenal and Manchester United in the hunt to snare the teenager away from Victoria Park.

It is now understood that Chelsea are in pole position to nab the 17-year-old.

Frank Lampard's side are inviting Young for talks ahead of snapping him up from the National League outfit for a six-figure fee.

Young, who was released by Sunderland, has caught the attention of the London club over the past few months and through his call-up to the ranks of the young Three Lions sides.

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