Plymouth teenager Matt Lecointe is attracting interest from Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal, it has been claimed.

The forward has made 10 appearances for the financially crippled club this season and continues to impress with some cultured displays in Npower League Two.

According to The Mirror, recent performances have caught the attention of of Liverpool, Arsenal and United and each of the trio are all ready to make moves for the 16-year-old.

Lecointe has been compared to Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain due to his style and age and could now follow in the footsteps of the young Gunner.

Both United and Liverpool were also said to be keen on the 18-year-old before he completed a £12 million move from Southampton to Arsenal in the summer.


However, the north-west rivals could yet capture the next best thing, with Old Trafford and Anfield reported to be potential destinations for Lecointe.

Should United, Liverpool or Arsenal register their interest English starlet, Plymouth are certain to entertain any offers with the view to easing their financial woes.

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