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Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal to battle it out for Italian wonderkid and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 21st September 2017

Sumedh Pande
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Premier League giants to go to battle for Pietro Pellegri

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup.

Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the major goings-on across Europe that made headlines on September 21, 2017: 

Premier League 

Three Premier League clubs to fight it out for Italian wonder kid 

Pietro Pellegri, the 16-year-old Genoa striker has suddenly become the hottest property in world football after his exploits against Lazio the other weekend caught the attention of European bigwigs. Gazzetta Dello Sport writes that along with Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal have also jumped onto the bandwagon and are now looking at a potential deal for the teenager. 

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Along with the Premier League giants, Juventus, Napoli, and the Milan clubs are also keeping tabs on the young lad. Pellegri rose to prominence when he scored a brace in Genoa's 3-2 defeat to Lazio last Saturday. 

Arsenal keen on Raheem Sterling 

According to the Daily Mirror, Arsene Wenger is a big fan of Raheem Sterling and is set to renew interest in the 22-year-old in January. The Gunners know Manchester City are looking for a deal for Alexis Sanchez in January and Arsenal hope that any deal for the Chilean will include Sterling coming in the other direction. The Englishman has started the season brightly and has already scored four goals this campaign. 

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Sumedh Pande
An avid Premier League watcher with specialization in transfer news and post match analysis. Follow European and Indian football with minute attention with one eye on the world of cricket.
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