Report: West Ham eye striker after he decides to quit Manchester City
By Harvey Byrne
Tyrese Campbell has refused to sign a new scholarship deal at Manchester City amid strong interest from West Ham and Arsenal, according to a report.
The People have reported that the two London clubs are keen to signing the 16-year-old striker after he snubbed City due to fears over his progression at the club.
It is claimed by the Daily Mail that City’s current crop of youngsters are concerned that Pep Guardiola’s signings this summer will block their path into the first team.
Slaven Bilic has been adding youngsters to his side since his arrival last summer, with the likes of Martin Samuelsen, Luka Belic and Toni Martinez all the joining the club.
Now it appears that West Ham are keen to recruit another emerging star.
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The young prospect is the son of former Arsenal and Everton striker Kevin Campbell and is a current England Under-17 international with three appearances for the age-group side.
Campbell looks set to have a bright future ahead of him and the Hammers will be hoping to beat The Gunners to his signature.
In other West Ham news, Nampalys Mendy is set to travel to England this week for a medical.