Date: 25th September 2022 at 3:08pm
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Wales host Poland on Sunday evening needing a victory to avoid relegation from their Nations League group.

Rob Page’s side currently sit bottom of League A Group 4 and only victory by two or more goals would be enough for them to leapfrog Poland and avoid the drop.

Last time out, Wales were beaten 2-1 by Belgium – their fourth defeat of the campaign so far – and they also need victory on Sunday to avoid finishing the season winless.

Teenager Luke Harris could make his debut on Sunday, having received his first senior call-up last week.

The Fulham midfielder was a surprise inclusion in Page’s squad, despite having just one senior appearance to his name at club level.

Harris, 17, is highly regarded though, and it appears that he is already attracting attention from elsewhere.

According to The Mirror, Chelsea are prepared to pay as much as £30 million to land the promising teenager.

Rob Page could hand Harris his senior international debut on Sunday

It is suggested in the report that talks are already underway with a view to completing a deal worth an initial £25 million, with a further £5 million in potential add-ons.

The report claims that Chelsea coaching staff were impressed with Harris’ performance for Fulham under-21s against The Blues’ under-21s side, so much so that they are now willing to pay a significant fee.

Harris netted a hat-trick during the game as The Cottagers’ youth side ran out 3-0 winners over their local rivals, and it appears that Fulham may now have a task in trying to keep hold of the player.

The teenager signed his first professional contract with Fulham earlier this month, but Chelsea are already looking to cut short his time at Craven Cottage.

Harris is yet to make his Premier League debut, although he has been named among the substitutes by Marco Silva for five of Fulham’s seven league matches so far this term.

Last month, he made his senior debut in a 2-0 League Cup defeat to Crawley Town, playing the first 45 minutes before being withdrawn.

Silva has previously hinted that the player will be involved with the first team this season, claiming that he will have ‘some minutes’.

“He will get games, he will be on the bench, he will have some minutes,” he is quoted as saying by the report.

“We have to be patient with him, and not push pressure around him.

“Now we have to help him grow as a player. He will have his time in the first team, because he has the quality.”

If Chelsea are to agree a deal for the player, he will become the latest in a string of young stars to join The Blues.

18-year-old Carney Chukwuemeka joined from Aston Villa for £20 million over the summer, while fellow youngsters Cesare Casadei and Gabriel Slonina – aged 19 and 18 respectively – were also recruited.

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