League One star on Arsenal shortlist after glowing scout reports - Mirror
By Will Butcher
Arsenal are weighing up a move for Middlesbrough winger Harry Chapman, according to a report.
The Daily Mirror claim that Arsenal are keeping tabs on the 18-year-old, who is on loan at Sheffield United, after watching him produce a number of good performances for England Under-20s.
Chapman played alongside Lewis Cook, Dom Solanke and Adam Armstrong as the team won the four-nations tournament earlier this month, including an assist against the Netherlands which saw Celtic star Patrick Roberts score.
The winger also featured against the United States and Germany, as England secured three wins.
Chapman has failed to make a league start for the Blades this season despite his loan move from Aitor Karanka’s Premier League new boys, but has featured six times from the bench.
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The four-time Young Lions international has scored this season, after coming off on to score against Bristol Rovers and secure a 1-0 win for Chris Wilder’s side against Bristol Rovers.
Sheffield United’s number 32 already has a piece of silverware to his name, after starring for Johnstone’s Paint Trophy winning side Barnsley last season.
Chapman has failed to feature for Karanka’s senior side in his short career, but has starred for Boro’s reserve side.
Two goals and an impressive 11 assists in 24 appearances from out wide has helped develop an impressive reputation for Chapman.
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