Chelsea and Manchester City ‘in battle for highly-rated centre-back

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Manchester City are reportedly preparing to go head-to-head for the signature of highly-rated Atlanta United defender George Bello.

Bello was born in Nigeria, however, has moved to the USA at a teenager and made his first-team debut for Atalanta last weekend despite only turning 16.

The defender debut came against former Man Utd star Wayne Rooney’s DC United team, and he could now be heading for a move to Europe and Premier League club’s are in the hunt for his signature.

According to Calciomercato, Man City head-coach Pep Guardiola has already enquired over the full-back availability, while fellow Premier League giants Chelsea are also keen on to secure the services of the teenager.

Bello is believed to have played as a striker during his youth career, however, has since developed into a left-back and his versatility has been the main reason why he has attracted interest from the Premier League teams.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are also keeping tab another teenage star Justing Kluiver who is currently playing for AS Roma after a summer move from Ajax, but the Blues are expected to make an approach for his signature after the end of the 2018/19 season.