Liverpool & Arsenal battle United for teenage striker - reports

Published Add your comment

Football News

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.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again