Arsenal striker target denies Manchester United talks

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Arsenal target Kelechi Iheanacho has dismissed speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United, insisting that he hasn't held talks with any of his reported suitors.

The Nigerian striker admits that he is keen on a move to England, but will let his agent and other representatives orchestrate negotiations.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been credited with an interest in bringing the talented teenager to the Emirates Stadium, after he shot to fame during the recent U17 World Cup.

With six goals and seven assists to his name, Iheanacho's reputation continues to grow, and Arsenal will now face competition from Premier League rivals Manchester United for the African starlet's signature.

However, the youngster is adamant that despite speculation to the contrary, he is no closer to moving to Old Trafford, even though recent rumours intimated that David Moyes had already approached Iheanacho.

"Neither Manchester United nor any other club has ever approached me," he is quoted by

"Although, I will like to play professional football, I don't need to make any mistake in the choice of club, so I haven't made myself available for any club."

Iheanacho wanted to focus all his attention on the U17 World Cup, and has only started to think about his own future after winning the tournament with Nigeria, and claiming an individual accolade as the competition's Most Valuable Player.

"Now that the game is over, my agent and parents have a lot to do in my decision to move ahead in my future career," he added.

"I will prefer to start my professional career in England, than any other country in the world."

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