Manchester United & Chelsea miss out on 170-goal teen striker

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Manchester United and Chelsea have missed the chance to sign teenage striker sensation Enes Unal, after reports emerged claiming he's signed a professional contract with Bursaspor, according to talkSPORT.

The 16-year-old forward has attracted interest from a number of top clubs, including Inter Milan after a stunning goalscoring haul in the Coca Cola Academy League.

The report claims Unal bagged an astonishing 170 goals in 102 matches in the league, prompting scouts from Manchester United and Chelsea to take a closer look.

His displays for the Turkey under-17 national team also alerted the trio of European giants.

But he's snubbed a move to the likes of United and Chelsea by committing his future to his Turkish club. The teenage striker will sign his first professional contract with Bursaspor this summer.

Chelsea reportedly made an offer worth up to £1.75m for the youngster back in March as they looked to beat their rivals to the signing.

At that stage, Manchester City were also interested, but Unal stayed put.

The hype ratcheted up further following his wonder-goal for the Turkey under-17s against England earlier this year.

Unal dribbled past five defenders before slotting past the keeper.

Check out Unal's goal against England in the video below...

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