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Watch: The 14-Year-Old Wonderkid That Manchester United Are Looking To Poach Is Ridiculous

Judging by this amazing footage, Manchester United’s pursuit of Valencia’s Ferhat Cogalan is absolutely justified.


SuperDeporte have claimed that the young wizard travelled to England last week in order to listen to an offer from the Premier League giants, despite reported interest from the likes of Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus. According to the same source, Manchester United are now ‘better positioned’ than their above rivals to secure Ferhat’s signature.

The Turkish prodigy’s father isn’t keen on uprooting his son just yet, but is understandably excited at the prospect of a Manchester United move.

“We have no hurry because Ferhat is contracted to Valencia until 2021, and I would like to wait to arrive until the end because it takes time to balance studies and football successfully,” Sedat Cogalan told French outlet La Voix du Nord.

“But when a club like Manchester United invites us, is it logical to listen to proposals, no?”

So, why all the buzz surrounding Cogalan?

These highlights from a youth game against Atletico Madrid last year at the age of just twelve show how prodigiously gifted, brave and cheeky the midfielder is.

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Author: Chris Kelleher

Student whose interests lie in sports ranging from Darts to MMA, with the likes of Golf, Boxing and Soccer in between. Closet wrestling fan and a lover of sports psychology and stiff jabs.