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Man Utd, Liverpool target Odegaard accepts Ajax "invitation"

Stromsgodset superkid Martin Odegaard has accepted an invitation from Ajax to visit the club.

The 15 year-old midfielder is a top target for Manchester United and Liverpool, though many inside the Norwegian game feel his development would be better served going to a smaller European club like Ajax.

De Telegraaf says Odegaard has accepted an invitation from Ajax to travel to Amsterdam to tour the club's facilities and meet with coaching staff.

Odegaard and his father, both Liverpool fans, did something similar with Manchester United earlier this season.

Ajax coach Frank de Boer remarked: "At Real Madrid they are not waiting for a guy like Martin, he would probably be loaned and it would be a long time before he gets a chance.

"In the Premier League the same would apply. If he makes a choice, he should come to Ajax. With us, he can try to get into the first team."

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